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May 29

Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr on Passage of Automatic Voter Registration Bill

I am glad that the Illinois legislature, in another bipartisan vote, has passed an Automatic Voter Registration bill and I encourage Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill now.


Automatic Voter Registration

Automatic Voter Registration

Clerk Orr releases a new video explaining the benifits of Automatic Voter Registration.

May 5

Clerk Orr Commends State Senate Passage of Automatic Voter Registration

I commend the Illinois Senate for passing Automatic Voter Registration, legislation which would secure and modernize our state’s voter rolls.

Apr 26

Clerk Orr highlights upcoming Post-Election Report

Cook County Clerk David Orr highlighted facts, figures and trends from the now certified April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election.

Apr 25

Consolidated Election final results have been certified

The results of the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election were certified Tuesday by Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office.


Harold Washington Take 5

Take 5 Episode 5 - Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington had a major impact on the city of Chicago. Clerk Orr talks about his legacy and much more in my new episode of #Take5.

Apr 12

Clerk Orr lauds legislation making birth records free of charge for homeless, domestic violence victims, formerly incarcerated

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Wednesday commended the Cook County Board of Commissioners for their passage of legislation that removes the fees for birth certificates from his office for homeless residents, domestic violence victims living in shelters and recently released inmates.

Apr 11

Clerk Orr Statement on Texas Voter ID Law Ruling

I applaud Monday’s federal district court ruling which has found Texas’ voter identification law to be discriminatory and unconstitutional – yet again.

Apr 5

Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online - April 4, 2017

Contested races spur greater than average turnout in some areas
Apr 3

April 4 Consolidated General Election Information

Clerk David Orr reminds suburban Cook County voters that there’s plenty at stake in tomorrow’s Consolidated Election when 1,031 contests and 2,541 candidates will be on the ballot.