Ballot Access

County clerk: increase ballot access May 05, 2010 Like Eric Zorn (“Dump the petitions, lower the bar“) I’m in favor of increased ballot access. Should there be some threshold all candidates must meet before their name appears on the ballot? Absolutely. But the current system vastly favors incumbents, party insiders and wealthy candidates. They know …

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Future of Election Administration

  Listen & read Orr’s speech on the future of election administration   Monday, July 20, 2009 On July 8, 2009, Cook County Clerk David Orr gave a speech on the future of election administration during the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials, and Treasurers’ annual conference in Spokane, Wash. The text of the …

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