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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cook County Clerk David Orr and Chicago Board of Elections Chairman Langdon Neal launched a major voter education drive today that will emphasize proper voting technique, highlight new voting procedures and promote voter rights leading up to the March 19 Primary.
The Cook County Clerk’s office is distributing a how-to-vote video in English and Spanish that helps voters understand what to expect on Election Day, Clerk David Orr announced today.