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Title Description Date Type
Expanded Early Voting for Presidential Election Begins Today Shatters previous Early Voting opening day record by 1pm October 24, 2016 News
Hamilton & Cook County Clerk Voter Registration Drive

The Clerk’s office teamed up with the cast of Hamilton Chicago to help register people to vote.

October 21, 2016 Video
November 2016 Campaign Free Zone List Enclosed is a list of campaign free zones. October 19, 2016 News
Be a Pollworker

You can play an important part in making elections happen in suburban Cook County. When you become a poll worker, you'll do good for your community and earn money!

October 6, 2016 Video
Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr Regarding Today's Election Day Registration Ruling I applaud the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision granting a stay of the ruling initially issued by the U.S. District Court regarding... October 4, 2016 News
National Voter Registration Day 2016

Cook County Clerk David Orr and organizations joined forces to promote voter registration on National Voter Registration Day.
 

September 27, 2016 Video
Statement from David Orr regarding Election Day Registration ruling I am extremely disappointed that a US District Judge granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting Election Day Registration in precincts. This... September 27, 2016 News
Clerk’s office makes daylong voter registration effort Tuesday Orr, staff promote National Voter Registration Day at dozens of events throughout Cook County Cook County Clerk David Orr and staff will take part... September 26, 2016 News
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