DeLeshe Wins Final Stickney Village Trustee Seat On Coin FlipCook 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.
Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban RacesEarly 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.
Orr To Ask Judge To Adjust Schedule For Special Election To Replace JacksonNow 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.
Source: Jackson Jr. Was Talked Out Of Resigning Before ElectionCBS 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.
Orr, Alvarez Won't Fight Suits Challenging Gay Marriage BanCook 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.
Public Employee Information DatabaseCook 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.
Early Voting Ends Leaving 'Hot Races' To ComeEarly voting has ended for Tuesday's Chicago aldermanic runoffs and suburban elections.