Calendars, Schedules and Notices
NOTICE: As authorized by 10 ILCS 5/2B-45, the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, which serves ex officio as an electoral board pursuant to 10 ILCS 5/10-9, decided on June 9, 2020, to perform electronic-mail service of electoral board notices and objections on candidates and objectors in lieu of personal service for all such objections related to the November 3, 2020, general election.
  Notice of Campaign Resources Available to Candidates at the Chicago Election Board
  Chicago Election Board 2020 Election Calendar & Candidate Guide (updated May 26, 2020)
  Advisory Referenda Guidelines - 2020 Primary & General Elections
  Local Option Guidelines - Nov. 3, 2020 Election
  Illinois State Board of Elections' 2020 Candidate Guide (updated May 2020)
  2020 Primary Objections & Hearing Schedule
  2020 Primary Record Examination Schedule  
  Notice Regarding Candidate/Objector Service and Waivers of Service

Forms for Candidates and Objectors
  Subpoena Form 
  Subpoena Request Form
  Waiver of Service Form - For Candidates
  Waiver of Service Form - For Objectors
  Appearance Form
  Rules of Procedure
  Objection Withdrawal Form
  Candidate Withdrawal Form

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 Sept. 2019)

Seminar on How to Navigate the Petition Objection Process  Click here for seminar videos.

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