David Orr, Cook County Clerk

Electoral Board

The Cook County Electoral Board hears objections to candidate nominating papers, petitions and other disputes over candidacies and referenda. The Board is chaired by the Cook County Clerk. Its other members are the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County and the Cook County State's Attorney. Check this page for hearing schedules and rulings.

For electoral board rules of procedure, click here.

Objections in PDF format will be available by clicking on the case number. (*pending)

Electoral Board  hearings will be held at the Cook County Administration Building, 69 West Washington, Pedway Room (lower level), Chicago.

Updated: July 16, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.


Electoral Board Case List

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Case #JurisdictionObjectorCandidatePartyHearingDate/Status
JUD 01 Cook Circuit Court Judge 4th Sub - (Vacancy of Billik)Ruthann HolwellIan BrensonREP Objection Withdrawn
MWRD 01 CommissionerSam A. BrownMichael W. HawkinsINP Objection Sustained

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