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Jul 24

Cook County TIFs to bring in a record $1 Billion according to Clerk Orr; Transit TIF revenue doubled

Of the $14.4 billion in property tax billed in Cook County this year, a record $1 billion is due to Tax Increment Financing (TIF), says Cook County Clerk David Orr.

Jun 29

Statement from Clerk David Orr on the Supreme Court's Janus Decision

This week’s ruling by the Supreme Court in Janus is a shameful attack on workers.

Jun 20

2017 Cook County Tax Rates Released

The 2017 property tax rates, calculated by the Cook County Clerk for more than 1,400 taxing agencies, were released today.

Jun 11

Statement from Cook County Clerk David Orr Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on Ohio’s Voter Roll Purges

In a partisan 5-4 vote, the Court upheld the state of Ohio’s uniquely aggressive efforts to purge its voting rolls.

May 8

Democratic Party wins top ballot spot in lottery

The top spot on the ballot in the November 6, 2018 Gubernatorial Election in Cook County will go to Democratic Party candidates.

May 2

Post-Election Report highlights suburban Cook turnout, trends

The Clerk’s Office’s 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Post-Election Report takes a comprehensive look at the voting totals, trends and statistics during the March primary throughout suburban Cook County.

May 1

Testimony in Support of HB5531 “Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act”

Cook County Clerk David Orr's testimony before the Illinois House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee in support of small donor matching (HB5531).

Mar 22

Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online

Unofficial March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election and precinct-level results for suburban Cook County can now be viewed online.

Mar 19

March 20 Gubernatorial Primary Election Information

Clerk David Orr reminds suburban Cook County voters that there’s plenty at stake in tomorrow’s Consolidated Election when 357 contests and 425 candidates will be on the ballot.

Mar 9

EIS-GCC: An Open Letter to American Voters

There are real threats to all digital technologies, including those used to run elections. Election officials across the country are working day and night deter these threats.