Petition Filing/Objection Information
Click below for the most recent decisions from the Chicago Electoral Board:
- Friday, January 5, 2024 - Chicago Electoral Board Summary of Decisions
- Friday, January 12, 2024 - Chicago Electoral Board Summary of Decisions
- Tuesday, January 23, 2024 - Chicago Electoral Board Summary of Decisions
To receive copies of petition nomination papers filed by candidates of established parties for U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative, State Legislative, and Judicial offices, please contact the Illinois State Board of Elections.
To receive copies of petition nomination papers filed by candidates of established political parties for Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, for Cook County offices, and Ward Committeeperson in the City of Chicago, please contact the Office of the Clerk of Cook County.
Calendars, Schedules, Guides, and Notices
Forms for Candidates and Objectors
Subpoena Request Form
Waiver of Service Form - For Candidates
Waiver of Service Form - For Objectors
Objection Withdrawal Form
Candidate Withdrawal Form
Declaration of Intent to Run as a Write-In Candidate
Historical and Reference Materials for Candidates and Objectors
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.
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 Jan. 2021)