Cook County Clerk David Orr

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DeLeshe Wins Final Stickney Village Trustee Seat On Coin Flip

Cook County Clerk David Orr flipped the coin at his downtown Chicago office, to decide the race between Lea Torres and David DeLeshe, who’d tied for third place with 573 votes in the Stickney village trustee race.

WBBM Newsradio–05/01/2013

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban Races

Early voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.

02/11/2013

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Orr To Ask Judge To Adjust Schedule For Special Election To Replace Jackson

Now that Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned his seat in Congress, Gov. Pat Quinn must set the date for an election to fill the seat. Cook County Clerk David Orr has a plan — and hopes the courts will go along.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Source: Jackson Jr. Was Talked Out Of Resigning Before Election

CBS 2 has learned U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. planned to step down weeks ago, ostensibly for mental health reasons, but a legal source said he talked Jackson and his wife, Sandi, out of that decision to resign before the election.

CBS 2–11/08/2012

Cook County Clerk David Orr and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez say they agree with two recent lawsuits that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. They say they won't defend the law in court, and will concede the state should be required to provide marriage licenses to same-sex couples. (Credit: CBS)

Orr, Alvarez Won’t Fight Suits Challenging Gay Marriage Ban

Cook County Clerk David Orr and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez say they agree with a pair of recent lawsuits alleging the state’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, and they are not fighting the effort to lift that ban.

06/14/2012

Public Employee Information Database

Cook County Clerk David Orr has launched new online database for the nearly 24,000 Statements of Economic Interests filed by elected officials and public employees in Cook County.

06/21/2011

Ballots

Early Voting Ends Leaving ‘Hot Races’ To Come

Early voting has ended for Tuesday’s Chicago aldermanic runoffs and suburban elections.

WBBM Newsradio–03/31/2011