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Aug 21

Governor signs election reform bill

Measure would pave way for touch screen voting

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Jul 16

Clerk’s office design wins national award

Election materials selected in juried competition

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Jun 2

Bill would prohibit sloganeering

Measure awaits governor's signature

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May 20

Clerk's office configures ballots in house

New technology saves $1 million every year

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Mar 24

April 1 elections no joke

Cook County Clerk David Orr urged all suburban voters to cast ballots in Tuesday’s local municipal elections, noting that recent events underscore the value of participating in the democratic process.

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Mar 19

Orr cancels absentee ballot applications

Suspicious absentee ballot applications and reports of overzealous political workers have prompted Cook County Clerk David Orr to cancel more than 250 requests for absentee ballots and issue a warning to those who attempt to illegally influence voting.

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Mar 14

Help wanted: Bilingual election judges needed

Spanish-speaking election judges from both parties are needed to work the April 1 consolidated election in suburban Cook County, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced.

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Mar 1

Orr wants voting made easier for seniors

With the backing of several senior organizations and the League of Women Voters, Cook County Clerk David Orr wants to make it more convenient for senior voters to cast ballots by easing absentee voting restrictions in Illinois.

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Feb 21

Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote

Tuesday, March 4, is the final day that Chicago and suburban Cook County residents can register to vote in the April 1 consolidated election, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced.

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Feb 19

Suburbs hold primaries on Feb. 25

Chicago voters won’t be the only ones heading to the polls on February 25, noted Cook County Clerk David Orr, who administers elections in suburban Cook County.

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