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Jan 2

Orr issues first marriage license of 2007

Today marked the 17th consecutive year that Cook County Clerk David Orr married the couple that obtained the first marriage license issued in the new year.

Nov 17

Technical review panel set

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Friday the technical review team that will examine why results tabulated in many precincts were unable to be received and processed in a more timely manner by the central tally system during the Nov. 7 general election.

Nov 3

Early voting doubles in suburban Cook County

Nov. 3, 2006 Early voting doubles in suburban Cook County More than 31,000 suburban Cook County voters took advantage of the early voting period for the Nov. 7 general election, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced on Friday.

Nov 1

Suburban Cook passes Chicago registration totals

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced at a press conference today that, for the first time in a general election, suburban Cook County has surpassed the city of Chicago in the number of registered voters.

Oct 26

Turnout up, may double '06 Early Voting total

20 sites with 1,000+ voters

Oct 25

Grace-period registration a hit

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Wednesday that hundreds of suburban Cook County residents took advantage of the state’s new grace-period registration law.

Oct 10

Early Voting set to begin Monday

Beginning Monday, many Illinois voters will be voting early for the first time – before the November 7 general election – without needing a reason or excuse to do so, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced this week.

Oct 3

Election judges needed for Nov. 7 general election

Cook County Clerk David Orr is looking to recruit hundreds of new election judges needed to work during the Nov. 7, 2006 general election.

Sep 27

Registration deadline looms for Nov. 7 Election

With just two weeks before registration closes, Cook County Clerk David Orr reminds suburban Cook County residents who want to vote in the general election Nov. 7 to register by the Oct. 10 deadline.

Sep 12

Military and overseas ballots now available

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office will send election materials and absentee ballots electronically to U.S. military personnel and Americans living overseas who wish to vote in the November 7 general election.