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Cook County Voting

Voter Registration Down From 2008 As Deadline Looms

Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago

With a week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, registration in Chicago is down by almost a quarter mi...

Early Voting Begins Monday Statewide

Posted 02.27.2012 | Chicago

Early voting in the March 20 Illinois primary election began Monday morning. The early option runs until March 15 and allows registered voters to c...

PHOTOS: Illinois Votes, Turnout Stronger Than Expected

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Candidates and voters filled polling places in and around Chicago Tuesday--and turnout has been better than expected. "We had about 99 people in the...

Republicans Will Be Listed First On November Ballots In Cook County

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

They haven't won countywide office in decades, but, in a lottery today, Cook County Republicans won the top ballot spot in November's general election...

Some Glitches In Cook County Voting

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scattered voting glitches were reported at some area polling places Tuesday. Cook County is considering keeping three polling areas open an hour past...

Huge Early Voting Crowds Draw Fire Marshals

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election officials counting ballots throughout Illinois say the state has set a new record of more than 821,000 early votes cast. Authorities say th...

Suburban Voter Registration Expected To Break Records

WBBM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Suburban Cook County will likely set a new record for voter registration, WBBM reports: Cook County Clerk David Orr tells Newsradio 780 that all the...