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Letter to the Editor, Chicago Defender
Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received $646,493 in compensation during the first six months of 2005, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.
Clerk looks at voting from November and April elections
Suburban Cook County voters turned out in higher numbers in April in municipalities where races for mayor and village president appeared on the ballot, according to a review of election data by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.
Bill goes to governor; would take effect in 2006
Orr urges governor to continue support of election reforms
Legislation that would allow voters to cast ballots in person before Election Day without having to provide a reason unanimously passed the Illinois Senate today, said Cook County Clerk David Orr.
Clerk’s office compares April 5 approval rates to those in 10-year study