Cook County Acknowledges Backlog As Many Voters Get Message That System Can't Verify Their RegistrationThousands of Cook County voters are going online to check their voter registration status, only to get an unsettling message – the system can’t verify their registration.
Historic Number Of Vote-By-Mail Requests Leaves Some Concerned They May Not Get Their Ballots In TimeThere have been a historic number of vote-by-mail requests just from Chicago so far in the 2020 election with 450,000 jut from Chicago, but there are plenty of concerns from voters, including whether the clerk's offices can handle those record numbers.
March Election Judge Says She Has Never Been Paid; Husband, Also An Election Judge, Says He Had Questionable DeductionTwo election judges live in the same house, but only one has gotten a paycheck – and his check has a questionable deduction.
Critically Ill Man Who Needs Partner's Health Insurance Says He Got Runaround On Marriage Certificate, Until CBS 2 Stepped InDarien Means didn’t have time to waste after a difficult diagnosis, and he said he wasn’t getting any straight answers from the Clerk’s office until we got involved.
6 Years After Marriage Equality Becomes Law In Illinois, Number Of Same-Sex Couples To Marry In Cook County Poised To Pass 15,000The Cook County Clerk’s office this week announced that it is poised to issue 15,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples by the end of the year – now six years after marriage equality became the law in Illinois.
Early Voting Begins In Cook County Ahead Of November ElectionEarly voting in Cook County began Thursday, but in limited locations. Until the end of October, only one early voting site, located in the Loop, will be open for city voters.
Early Voting In Chicago, Cook County Starts ThursdayVoters will be able to cast ballots for governor, attorney general, secretary of state, controller, treasurer as well as state house and senate seats.
Suit: Dorothy Brown’s Office Withholding Lawsuits From MediaCourthouse News Service filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Thursday against Dorothy Brown in her official capacity as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Commissioner Pushes Plan To Eliminate Recorder Of Deeds OfficeCook County Commissioner John Fritchey said Monday that the county could save $1 million a year by eliminating the office of the County Recorder of Deeds and folding its duties into the County Clerk's Office.
Mailing With White Powder At Daley Plaza Proves HarmlessThe suspicious substance at an envelope sent to the Daley Center courthouse and office building downtown turned out to be powdered drywall.
Same-Sex Couples Line Up For Civil Union LicensesA long-awaited day has arrived for same-sex couples in Illinois.