• 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.


  • Martin Sheen & Clerk David Orr






    March 13, 2014, actor Martin Sheen and David Orr came out to support raising the minimum wage for workers in Illinois along with Governor Pat Quinn.


  • Election Reform in America






    Clerk Orr invited to bipartisan coalition in DC to discuss the Pres. Commission on election reform. Here is a picture with Republican chair Ben Ginsberg.


  • Cesar Chavez & David Orr






    David Orr and County Commissioner Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia stand and listen in solidarity while Cesar Chavez speaks to the media.

2013 Chicago & Suburban Cook TIF Report

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2013 TIF revenue in Chicago is down 7.65%, 2% dip in suburbs July 16, 2014 The Cook County Clerk’s office proud to announce new online TIF mapping tool On Wednesday, Cook County Clerk’s office and David Orr released the annual TIF report for Chicago and suburban Cook County. There are 435 active TIF districts in …

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Gov Quinn Signs Election Reform Bill

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Governor Pat Quinn signed into law landmark legislation that expands voting opportunities throughout Illinois. The legislation will help encourage increased participation in elections and make registration and early voting processes more streamlined. Signing this legislation into law, shows Gov. Quinns commitment to increased participation and inclusion in our democracy to ensure everyone has an equal …

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Clerk Office unveils TIF information on tax bills, releases tax rates

Property tax bill TIF info for Cook / Chicago

Cook County property owners located in a tax increment financing district will now see how much of their tax bill is going into a TIF fund, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Thursday as he released the 2013 tax rates. “When tax bills arrive soon in mailboxes, more than 200,000 property owners will have a …

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2014 Ballot lottery positions for Illinois

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Democratic candidates running in the November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial Election will take the top spot on the ballot in Cook County. Their card was picked in a ballot position lottery held by Cook County Clerk David Orr on Tuesday. David Orr and the Director of Elections Noah Praetz, folded two note cards – one with …

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