Petition Filing & Chicago Electoral Board


Monday, June 17 through Monday, June 24, 2024
Candidates for the office of Member of the Chicago Board of Education will file original nomination papers with the Chicago Board of Elections.


Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday, June 20 - CBOE Offices, 69 W. Washington, 6th Floor
Friday, June 21 - CBOE Offices, 69 W. Washington, 6th Floor
Monday, June 24 - CBOE Supersite, 191 N. Clark St. 

Click here for a current list of candidates for the November 5, 2024 General Election



Monday, July 1, 2024
Last day to file objections to nomination papers of School Board candidates filed from June 17 through June 24 with the Chicago Board of Elections.



The initial Chicago Electoral Board meeting will be held on Monday, June 17, 2024 at 10:00am at 69 W. Washington St., 8th Floor Conference Room.



Requesting a candidate's full nomination petitions? Please submit this form to make a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for copies of candidate petitions for the November 5, 2024 General Election. Your request will be fulfilled once those documents are available, and you will be emailed temporary links to download copies of your requested documents.


Calendars, Schedules, Guides, and Notices

2024 Election Calendar
2024 State of Illinois Candidate Guide
2024 Rules of Procedure (Draft)
Chicago Electoral Board Notice & Hours
Notice of Campaign Resources Available to Candidates
How to Navigate the Petition Objection Process

Forms for Candidates and Objectors

Non-Disclosure Form
Subpoena Form
Subpoena Request Form
Waiver of Service Form - For Candidates
Waiver of Service Form - For Objectors
Appearance Form
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 June 2024)