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Jul 1

Orr honored for protecting voter rights

The Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) recently honored Cook County Clerk David Orr for his commitment to protecting voter rights.

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Jun 11

Deputy registrars, teen judges score free Sox tickets

The Cook County Clerk’s office and the Chicago White Sox will honor 17-year-old Erica McQueen for her work as a deputy registrar during a pre-game ceremony at Comiskey Park tonight.

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Apr 23

Clerk’s Office Conducts Party Lottery

Ballot positions determined for November 5, 2002 general election

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Apr 11

Orr applauds Senate passage of election bill

Cook County Clerk David Orr praised members of the U.S. Senate Thursday for passing election reform legislation aimed at correcting the problems exposed in the 2000 presidential election and providing the federal government a more prominent role in overseeing the electoral process.

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Apr 3

Election totals transmitted faster than ever

Suburban Cook County results from the April 1 local municipal elections were transmitted faster than any previous election with 2,210 precincts, or 90 percent of the vote, tallied by 7:30 p.m., Cook County Clerk David Orr announced.

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Mar 14

New technology protects voter rights

Voters participating in Tuesday’s primary election will insert their voted ballot cards directly into a ballot counter that will scan them for possible errors, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.

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Mar 12

Voters can use Internet to learn of district changes

As a result of newly drawn voting districts, some suburban Cook County voters will find that they have moved into new congressional, state legislative and county commissioner districts even though they have remained at their current address.

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Mar 7

Orr announces voter rights initiatives

Cook County Clerk David Orr unveiled a countywide "Election Protection" program today aimed at familiarizing voters with their legal and constitutional rights before the March 19 primary election.

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Feb 20

Orr seeks touch screen voting test

State legislation promoted by Cook County Clerk David Orr would establish a pilot program for some Cook County voters to test out touch screen voting.

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Feb 18

Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote

Tuesday (February 19) is the final day Chicago and suburban Cook County residents can register to vote in the March 19 primary election, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.

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