David Orr, Cook County Clerk

Candidate Filing for April 7, 2015 Election

The Cook County Clerk’s office will accept candidate filing paperwork from Monday, Dec. 15 to Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 for suburban Cook County school district candidates seeking to run in the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election. About 700 school board candidates from 145 school districts are expected to file paperwork to get on the ballot.

Information about how to file to be a school board candidate can be found at cookcountyclerk.com/schoolcandidates. Candidates should review the fact sheet, packet details and signature requirements.

Candidates for other local jurisdictions – municipalities, park districts, library districts, etc. – will file with the jurisdiction they seek to represent.

This page will be updated periodically after the start of candidate filing on Dec. 15.

A quick-reference candidate list is provided below in both Excel and PDF formats. It may contain errors; please contact 312-603-0997 to report any errors. A complete candidate list will be posted below by Wednesday, Dec. 17.







Last Updated: 10:30 a.m., 12/17/2014 - 465 Filings

Candidate Filing List

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Candidate Filing List Help

Here you will find the list of all candidates who filed paperwork to be on the ballot in the upcoming election. Use the drop-down filter to sort by challenge status, or click on the column headings to sort by filing date, alpha-order, etc.