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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.

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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.

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Apr 5

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

Contested races spur greater than average turnout in some areas
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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.

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Mar 31

Clerk Orr: A record-setting first week of Early Voting

New Wait Time Viewer aims to save voters time at Early Voting sites
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Vote Local Crosswalk 2

Vote Local Campaign - Schools

On April 4, 2017 elections will take place in approximately 128 municipalities and 145 school districts in suburban Cook County.

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Vote Local Animal Shelter 2

Vote Local Campaign - Animal Shelters

On April 4, 2017 elections will take place in approximately 128 municipalities and 145 school districts in suburban Cook County.

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Vote Local Fire Station 2

Vote Local Campaign - Fire Station

On April 4, 2017 elections will take place in approximately 128 municipalities and 145 school districts in suburban Cook County.

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Take 5 - April 4th Consolidated Election

Take 5 Episode 4 - April 4th Consolidated Election

Clerk David Orr discuss the importance of voting in local elections.

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Mar 29

Statement from Clerk Orr on Annual Tax Sale

Moving Cook County’s Annual Tax Sale to April 3, 2017 is causing thousands of homeowners to panic at the prospect of losing their homes.

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