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Feb 2

Lobbyists file earnings for the last half of 2005

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received nearly $980,000 in compensation during the last six months of 2005, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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Feb 1

Voters to try out new voting equipment

In preparation for the March primary, Chicago and suburban Cook County voters will get a first-hand look at new voting equipment during a Voter Demonstration Day on Saturday, Feb. 11.

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Jan 7

First domestic partners of 2006 honored

Cook County Clerk David Orr today recognized the first same-sex couple of the new year to sign the county’s Domestic Partnership registry.

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Jan 3

Orr issues first marriage license of 2006

Today marked the 16th consecutive year that Cook County Clerk David Orr married the couple that obtained the first marriage license issued in the new year.

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Dec 28

Candidate order set for March primary

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office conducted a lottery today to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 21, 2006 primary election.

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Sep 13

Early Voting plan announced

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March primary

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Sep 13

Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 12

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March primary

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Sep 13

Signature collection for 2006 election begins Sept. 20

Candidates to begin circulating nominating petitions for March Primary

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Aug 23

Early Voting bill approved

Illinois voters will no longer have to wait until Election Day to cast their ballots, Cook County Clerk David Orr said Tuesday.

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