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Dec 11

Candidate Order Decided in Ballot Position Lottery

Clerk David Orr and Director of Elections Noah Praetz conducted lotteries on Monday to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election.

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Dec 8

2020 Vision: Election Security in the Age of Committed Foreign Threats

My talented Director of Elections Noah Praetz delivering our white paper entitled: “2020 Vision: Election Security in the Age of Committed Foreign Threats”.

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Dec 5

Ballot Position Lottery Set for December 11

Ballot Position Lottery to determine the first and last spots on the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election ballot.

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Clerk David Orr on Chicago Tonight

Clerk David Orr on Chicago Tonight

Clerk David Orr interviewed on Chicago Tonight regarding campaign funding.

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Nov 24

Thirty years after his death, Harold Washington continues to inspire us

This Saturday will mark the 30th anniversary of Mayor Harold Washington’s death. Harold was a great friend and mentor to many, including myself, and a leader whose legacy as mayor will never fade.   

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Nov 22

Candidate filing for March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary begins Monday

Cook County candidates running in the March 20, 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election will begin filing their nomination petitions at the Clerk’s office on Monday, November 27.

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Nov 10

Veterans Day Observed

All Clerk's office locations will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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Nov 6

Gubernatorial Primary Election Candidate Filing Begins November 27

Candidate filing will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 27 in the Clerk’s Pedway Room in the lower level of the Cook County Administration Building located at 69 W. Washington, Chicago.

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