Langdon D. Neal, Chairman
Richard A. Cowen, Secretary/Commissioner
Marisel A. Hernandez, Commissioner
Lance Gough, Executive Director
Kelly Bateman, Asst. Executive Director
Calendar for the March 18, 2014 Primary Election
Candidates will be circulating petitions in September 2013 and filing petitions in November 2013 to be on the 2014 Primary Election ballots.
Calendar for the Feb. 24, 2015 Municipal Elections & April 7, 2015 Run-Off (Supplementary) Elections
Candidates will be circulating petitions in August 2014 and filing petitions in November 2014 to be on the 2015 Municipal Election ballots. Offices on the 2015 ballots will include Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer and Alderman in each of the City's 50 wards.
Hearings on objections filed with the Chicago Election Board related to the March 18, 2014 Primary Election are now closed.
Canvass Schedule for March 18, 2014 Primary Election: Balloting System Preparations or "PRELAT" and Post-Election Vote-Counting Activities
Canvass Notices, Documents & Forms - Section 1
Canvass Notices, Documents & Forms - Section 2
Canvass Notices, Documents & Forms - Section 3
Canvass: Verification & Canvass Of Returns - Form 20A
Reference & Historical Materials on Candidate Objections & Electoral Board Decisions
Index of Electoral Board Decisions - This history of rulings on objection cases is sorted by topic with decisions that were issued by Electoral Boards and the courts. This document is intended to serve as a reference tool for candidates and objectors. (Updated Oct. 2013)
Library of Electoral Board Decisions - This document provides links to every Chicago Electoral Board decision issued since 1980, sorted by year and case number. This document is searchable by the last names of candidates or the lead objectors. (Updated Oct. 2013)
Seminar on How to Navigate the Petition Objection Process
The Chicago Election Board periodically offers candidates and campaigns a free seminar on what happens when objections are filed against a candidate's nominating petitions. Click here for seminar videos.