• Voter Registration Drive for MLK Day






    "We believe one of the great ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. is to understand we can make our society better, our government more accountable if people register and vote"


  • Congratulations to Anthony Napolitano 41st ward





    Good Luck!


  • Abner Mikva visits Orr






    I was honored to meet with former congressman, White House council Abner Mikva. discuss ways to expand youth registration, voting and ways we can encourage youth participation in the electoral process.


  • Election Reform in Illinois






    David Orr with Gov. Pat Quinn who signed into law legislation that expands voting opportunities in Illinois, by allowing election-day voter registration at limited sites.


  • 2014 Chicago Pride Parade






    Chicago came out to celebrate the 1st year of marriage equality in Illinois. David Orr was proud to host the 1st couple to be married in Chicago.

Voter Registration Drive in Suburban Cook for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

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“We believe one of the great ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. is to understand we can make our society better, our government more accountable if people register and vote,” Cook County Clerk David Orr said. 2016 MLK Voter Registration Drive http://cookcountyclerk.com http://cookcountyclerk.com/registerto… Cook County Clerk David Orr, County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and …

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To restore democracy, overturn Citizens United ruling

In 1932, Herbert Hoover still found time for fishing three months before the election.

To restore democracy, overturn Citizens United ruling   “Money changes everything,” the saying goes, and its disastrous effect is being felt throughout American politics. Our democracy is under siege since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision gave free rein to SuperPACs and dark money, elongating an already-lengthy election cycle and further discouraging voter participation in …

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Marriage Equality for All

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Marriage equality will now be the law of the land, and there is no turning back! I am thrilled that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality, agreeing with the majority of Americans that same-sex couples throughout the United States should enjoy the right to marry. Justice delayed is justice denied. …

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Truth about TIFs in Chicago & exposing pay to play politics

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Truth about TIF or Tax increment financing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMLMHBzvq5M TIF stands for Tax Increment Financing. It is something that has become very big in Chicago and is a creative economic tool. The problem in Chicago, is that it has unfortunately been misused. You have to understand what TIF money is. It is tax increment financing, that is …

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David Orr response to Sun-Times editorial – Chuy’s floating blimp springs a leak

By David Orr, Co-Chair of Garcia for Chicago Mayoral Campaign in response Sun-Times editorial: Chuy’s floating blimp springs a leak The owners of the Sun-Times have made it clear that Chicago should solve its financial crisis by slashing pensions, jobs, and benefits — without a policy to share the pain or gain — and certainly …

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