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After 14 Years Together, Chicago Couple First To Wed In 2015

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first couple to get a marriage license in Cook County in 2015 waited 14 years to seal the deal.

Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro lined up at the Cook County Clerk’s office downtown at 5 a.m. 250 more words


Election Officials Will Need Days To Finish Counting Votes

CHICAGO (CBS) — Regardless of whether Gov. Pat Quinn concedes the race to Bruce Rauner anytime soon, it will be days before an official count confirms who won the race for Illinois governor. 250 more words


Chicago Area Voter Info: Polling Places, Sample Ballots

CHICAGO (CBS) — Need help locating your polling place or finding a sample ballot? We’ve got links to the information you need.

All Illinois voters can click here to check their voter registration status… 292 more words


Chicago, Cook County Set Records For Early Voting

CHICAGO (CBS) — A record number of voters have taken advantage of early voting and absentee ballots in Chicago and suburban Cook County, ahead of the General Election on Tuesday. 209 more words


Cook County Clerk Data Show 2013 TIF Revenue Down for Maywood, Other Suburbs; Orr Unveils New Online 'TIF Viewer'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 || By Michael Romain 

Last month, Cook County Clerk David Orr unveiled a new online, interactive mapping tool called the “TIF Viewer” that tracks the annual revenue changes for Tax Increment Finance (TIF) districts in the county. 460 more words


Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect In Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS) — Monday is the first day that county clerks throughout the entire state of Illinois must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Bernard Cherkasov, CEO of the gay rights advocacy group Equality Illinois, said a survey conducted mid-May indicates that all 102 counties are ready and that none intend to put roadblocks in the path of same-sex couples who wish to marry. 277 more words


Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage License

(STMW) — Cook County has now issued 1,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Clerk David Orr’s office announced.

Albany Park couple Tom Crisham, 36, and Andrew Rodbro, 38, received the 1000th license Friday afternoon, Orr’s office said in a statement. 192 more words