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Meeting Name: Rules and Administration Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/22/2020 12:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
Voting Equity Public Hearing
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20-2906 1 REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE ON VOTING EQUITYResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE COOK COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE ON VOTING EQUITY WHEREAS, the Cook County Clerk's Office is responsible for administering and reporting on all suburban Cook County elections; and WHEREAS, this March the Cook County Clerk's Office translated ballots into Korean and Tagalog along with traditionally included languages of English, Spanish, Chinese and Hindi; and WHEREAS, in November the Cook County Clerk's Office will be mandated to again increase the number of languages, to also include Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic, Urdu, and Gujarati; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Clerk's Office generally releases post-election reports for gubernatorial and presidential elections; and WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic is placing a greater strain on voting both at polling locations and by mail; and WHEREAS, recent elections, such as in Washington D.C. and Georgia, have shown how the pandemic can cause issues with mail-in ballot delivery, polling place operability, and extremely long waits; and WHEREAS, pandemic-related votin   Not available Not available