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Mar 14

New technology protects voter rights

Voters participating in Tuesday’s primary election will insert their voted ballot cards directly into a ballot counter that will scan them for possible errors, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.

Mar 12

Voters can use Internet to learn of district changes

As a result of newly drawn voting districts, some suburban Cook County voters will find that they have moved into new congressional, state legislative and county commissioner districts even though they have remained at their current address.

Mar 7

Orr announces voter rights initiatives

Cook County Clerk David Orr unveiled a countywide "Election Protection" program today aimed at familiarizing voters with their legal and constitutional rights before the March 19 primary election.

Feb 20

Orr seeks touch screen voting test

State legislation promoted by Cook County Clerk David Orr would establish a pilot program for some Cook County voters to test out touch screen voting.

Feb 18

Orr reminds residents to sign up to vote

Tuesday (February 19) is the final day Chicago and suburban Cook County residents can register to vote in the March 19 primary election, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.

Dec 19

Voter education campaign planned for Chicago, suburbs

Cook County Clerk David Orr and Chicago Board of Elections Chairman Langdon Neal launched a major voter education drive today that will emphasize proper voting technique, highlight new voting procedures and promote voter rights leading up to the March 19 Primary.

Oct 11

Clerk releases voter instruction video

The Cook County Clerk’s office is distributing a how-to-vote video in English and Spanish that helps voters understand what to expect on Election Day, Clerk David Orr announced today.

Feb 28

Registration tops 1.3 million in suburban Cook

Leading up to the March 19 primary election, the number of registered voters in suburban Cook County has surpassed 1.3 million, Cook County Clerk David Orr said today.