Meeting to Proclaim Results from Nov. 3, 2020 General Election
The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners will meet to consider the Proclamation of Results of the General Election at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 24, 2020 on the 8th Floor at 69 W. Washington St. and via teleconference.
Calendars, Schedules and Notices


Notices on Pre-Election Tests & Post-Election Canvass of Results

Notice on Vote By Mail Processing
NOTICE: Processing of Vote By Mail return envelopes will be taking place at the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, 69 W. Washington St., 9th floor, Chicago, Illinois, starting at 9:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday, and shall continue as-needed through November 17, 2020. Processing of qualified Vote By Mail ballots will begin at 9:00 a.m. on October 8, 2020, in the Board’s Lower Level Conference Room A (LL05), and shall continue as-needed through November 17, 2020. These schedules and locations are subject to change. Please monitor this website regularly for any updates.

Forms for Candidates and Objectors
  Rules of Procedure
  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

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.

Board By-Laws   Ethics Policy