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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.

Aug 25

Early Voting sites announced

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced early voting sites for the November general election today.

Aug 15

County T.I.F. District Report released

Cook County Clerk David Orr announced the release of the annual Tax Increment Financing (“TIF”) District Report today, summarizing expected revenue distributions to Cook County TIF districts for the 2005 tax year.

Jul 24

Lobbyists file earnings for the first half of 2006

Lobbyists hired to influence Cook County government officials received over $1,060,000 in compensation during the first six months of 2006, according to figures released by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

May 22

Resolutions to fill vacancies finalized

Resolutions to fill vacancies in nomination for the Nov. 7, 2006 General Election are as follows: