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Tenants Bill of Rights Statement Up until we passed the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance in the City Council 30 years ago this month, the city of Chicago was not a... September 22, 2016 News
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 - 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
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
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