David Orr, Cook County Clerk

Electoral Board

The Cook County Officers Electoral Board hears objections to candidate nominating papers, petitions and other disputes over candidacies and referenda. The Board is chaired by the Cook County Clerk. Its other members are the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County and the Cook County State's Attorney. Check this page for hearing schedules and rulings.

Important Information for Candidates and Objectors Subpoena Form
Adopted Rules of Procedure Candidate Waiver of Service Form
Appearance Form Objector Waiver of Service Form
Notice of Electoral Board Meeting


November 8, 2016 Presidential Election Electoral Board (current election shown below)

Updated: June 23, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.


Electoral Board Case List

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Case #ContestObjectorCandidateHearing_Date / StatusHearing Officer/LocationRecord Exam
BR01 Commissioner of the Board of Review 1st District Dan PatlakMarty Stack (DEM) BOARD MEETING

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