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Feb 23

Provisional voting introduced in March 16 primary

Measure designed to guard against disenfranchisement

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Feb 10

Grocery Day voter drive is Feb. 14

Almost 100 locations offer last-chance voter registration

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Feb 4

Election judges needed for primary election

Judges can now sign up online to serve March 16

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Jan 26

Voter registration deadline is Feb. 17

New registration laws take effect for primary election

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Jan 20

Absentee voting scheduled announced

Suburban voters who will be unable to reach their polling place for the March 16 primary election may apply for a mail-in absentee ballot from Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.

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Jan 15

Voting information for college students

Orr encourages students to register and vote in primary

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Jan 1

Orr issues first marriage license of 2004

For the 13th consecutive year, Cook County Clerk David Orr married the couple that obtained the first marriage license issued in the new year.

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Nov 25

Candidates to begin filing for office on Dec. 8

Orr notes new location for submitting paperwork this year

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Sep 8

County's Domestic Partnership Registry begins

Same-sex couples living in Chicago and suburban Cook County can formally document their partnerships beginning Oct. 1, said Cook County Clerk David Orr whose office will administer the program.

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Aug 21

Governor signs election reform bill

Measure would pave way for touch screen voting

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