WHAT'S NEW @COOKCOUNTYCLERK?

Mail Ballot Applications Now Available For Suburban Cook County Voters For November Gubernatorial Election

Suburban Cook County voters may now apply for their Mail Ballots in the November 8, 2022, Gubernatorial Election.

Cook County Clerk’s Office to Lead Estate Planning & Property Fraud Prevention Informational Forum August 4

Clerk Yarbrough will host an educational forum to share information that will help residents better understand the Estate Planning process.

Upcoming Events

All Clerk's office locations will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.

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National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy.

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Meet the Clerk

Karen A. Yarbrough, Cook County's first African American and female Clerk, has a B.A. in Business Management from Chicago State University, an M.A. in Inner City Studies from Northeastern Illinois University, and advanced leadership studies at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Karen has served on numerous boards, enhancing the quality of life for citizens and has received many prestigious awards highlighting her advocacy, community service and legislative work. Click here to view her entire biography.