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Couple who get Cook County’s 15,000th marriage license to same-sex couple surprised, happy to be ‘part of history’ Kevin Godwin and Sai He planned to meet late Friday morning at the Cook County Clerk’s Vital Records Bureau during Kevin’s lunch break, to get a... January 17, 2020 News
‘It’s like we won the Super Bowl,’ for first Cook County couple to get married in 2020 South Siders had waited eight hours outside Clerk’s office to be No. 1. January 2, 2020 News
Candidate Order for March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Decided in Ballot Position Lottery Clerk Yarbrough held ballot lotteries today to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election. December 9, 2019 News
Clerk Yarbrough Celebrates Marriage Equality Milestones Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough commemorated two significant milestones – the sixth anniversary of the signing of marriage equality into law in... November 20, 2019 News
Candidate petition checking just became easier Chairwoman Marisel A. Hernandez and Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough announced a new joint program that is already making life much simpler for 2020... November 12, 2019 News
Chicago couple celebrates Sweetest Day weekend with wedding officiated by Clerk Yarbrough Sweetest weekend wedding is new Clerk’s office tradition. October 21, 2019 News
Clerk Yarbrough joins “Hamilton” for National Voter Registration Day Clerk Yarbrough joined the Chicago company of “Hamilton” to register voters and promote online voter registration on National Voter Registration Day... September 24, 2019 News
Cook County TIFs to bring in nearly $1.2 Billion; Chicago TIF revenue up more than 27% TIF revenue has increased 27.4% in the City of Chicago and decreased 1.6% in the suburbs compared to last year. July 31, 2019 News
2018 Cook County Tax Rates Release The 2018 property tax rates, calculated by the Cook County Clerk for more than 1,400 taxing agencies, were released today. This is the final step in... June 20, 2019 News
Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online Unofficial Consolidated Election township and precinct-level results can now be viewed online April 3, 2019 News