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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.

Jul 23

Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote before deadline

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

Jul 11

Absentee ballot fraud case sends message

Orr’s targeting of election improprieties leads to conviction

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.

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.

Apr 23

Clerk’s Office Conducts Party Lottery

Ballot positions determined for November 5, 2002 general election

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.

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.

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.

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.