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Oct 29

The federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) will reform how elections are conducted

Congress and the Illinois General Assembly have each passed versions of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) that will bring fundamental changes to how elections are conducted in Illinois and throughout the country.

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Oct 28

Polling places in two townships moved

New locations established for Schaumburg, Hanover precincts

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Oct 11

Clerk’s office urges voters to check for chads

Cook County Clerk David Orr unveiled an animated ad campaign today that encourages voters to carefully examine their ballot cards and remove any loose paper chads on Election Day.

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Oct 8

Voters can request absentee ballot applications

Voters can request absentee ballot applications

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Sep 27

“Last Chance” Voter Drive Slated For Suburbs

Jewel and Dominick’s will offer voter registration on October 5

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Sep 17

Orr urges commuters to take advantage of Transit Day

Estimating that some 750,000 eligible voters in Chicago and suburban Cook County are not registered to vote, Cook County Clerk David Orr urged commuters to take advantage of Transit Day to sign up.

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Sep 12

Internet makes it easy to sign up to vote

Registration forms available online for the first time

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Jul 31

Clerk’s office issues new voter I.D. cards

Voters living in suburban Cook County will soon receive a new voter identification card in the mail that lists their individual voting districts, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.

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Jul 23

Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote before deadline

Aug. 13 last day to register for Sept. 10 special election

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Jul 11

Absentee ballot fraud case sends message

Orr’s targeting of election improprieties leads to conviction

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