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|10,000th same-sex couple issued marriage license in Cook County||When Tony Aranda and Terry Beauchamp found each other 18 years ago, they couldn’t have had any idea that one day they would, or even could, get...||August 31, 2016||News|
|Journey To 10k Commemoration||
Cook County Clerk David Orr, joined by legislative leaders and civil rights groups who were instrumental in bringing marriage equality to Illinois.
|August 29, 2016||Video|
|Journey To 10k - The Journey of Love||
After decades of Americans’ fight for LGBT rights, Illinois became the 16th state to embrace full marriage equality in late 2013.
|August 29, 2016||Video|
|Orr, elected officials, civil rights leaders, LGBT couples herald 10,000 same-sex marriages in Cook County||Cook County Clerk David Orr, a host of legislative leaders and civil rights groups who were instrumental in bringing marriage equality to Illinois,...||August 29, 2016||News|
|Clerk Orr Statement on Women’s Equality Day||Today, on Women's Equality Day, we look back on those women who fought to be heard so that future generations of women could exercise their right to...||August 26, 2016||News|
|Automatic Voter Registration Press Conference||
Clerk David Orr, members of the Illinois General Assembly and community/civic engagement groups discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the AVR bill.
|August 15, 2016||Video|
|Orr, others denounce Rauner veto of Automatic Voter Registration bill||Cook County Clerk David Orr and a diverse coalition of elected officials and civic and community groups on Monday denounced Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto...||August 15, 2016||News|
|Statement on Governor Rauner’s Veto of Automatic Voter Registration Bill||With today’s veto, Gov. Bruce Rauner condemned 700,000 hard working Illinoisans to another unnecessary interaction with government.||August 12, 2016||News|
|Mail ballot application period begins for the November 8 Election||Suburban Cook County voters may now apply for mail ballots for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced...||August 10, 2016||News|
|Statement by Clerk Orr on Merger of Clerk and Recorder Offices||I have always favored this consolidation effort because it would result in saving taxpayer dollars and greater efficiencies.||August 3, 2016||News|