Tuesday is ‘Lottery Day’ for candidates in Cook County

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Cook County Clerk David Orr talks to WGN’s Andrea Darlas about “Lottery Day” in Cook County, Tuesday, May 6th.  Orr also talks about the success of the application process with regard to the number of gay marriage licenses being issued.


Tina Filipatos,18, a student at Loyola University, pulls names out of a fishbowl that was held by Cook County Clerk Cook County Clerk David Orr. The clerk’s office held a lottery to determine ballot position in the March 2006 primary on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005. (Heather Stone / Chicago Tribune)