Petition Filing & Chicago Electoral Board

Petition Filing/Objection Information

The Chicago Electoral Board will meet in July 2024 to consider objections to Chicago Elected School Board candidates.

2024 Rules of Procedure (Adopted)

Notice of Campaign Resources Available to Candidates at the Chicago Election Board

How to Navigate the Petition Objection Process

Calendars, Schedules, Guides, and Notices

2024 Election Calendar

2024 State of Illinois Candidate Guide

2024 Rules of Procedure (Adopted)

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 Jan. 2021)