Feb. 22 primary election schedule announced

January 6, 2005
Press Release

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office will conduct primary elections in 501 suburban Cook County precincts on February 22.

The winners of each primary contest will run in the April 5 Consolidated Elections that will be conducted in all 2,402 suburban Cook precincts.

Party and non-partisan primaries will take place in the following jurisdictions and for the following offices:

City of Berwyn. Mayor (Democratic and Republican), Treasurer (Democratic), City Clerk (Democratic), Alderman Ward 2 (Democratic), Alderman Ward 3 (Democratic and Republican), Alderman Ward 4 (Democratic), Alderman Ward 5 (Democratic), Alderman Ward 6 (Democratic). 
Berwyn Township (Democratic). Supervisor, Trustees (four positions).

City of Calumet City (Democratic). Mayor, Alderman Ward 2, Alderman Ward 3, Alderman Ward 4, Alderman Ward 5, Alderman Ward 7.

Town of Cicero (non-partisan). President, Clerk, Collector, Supervisor, Assessor, Trustees (two positions), three referendums. In the Cicero election, a candidate who receives more than 50 percent of the vote is elected to the office and no election will take place on April 5. If no candidate receives a majority of the vote, the top two vote getters will compete on April 5.

City of Elgin (non-partisan). Councilmen (one unexpired term, three full terms).

Village of Hoffman Estates (non-partisan). Trustees (three positions).

Maine Township (Republican). Supervisor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner, Trustees (four positions).

Village of Palatine (non-partisan). Council Member District 6 (one position).

Schaumburg Township (Republican). Collector

School District 15 (non-partisan). One referendum.

To view a list of candidates in each jurisdiction, voters can visit the "Candidates" page under the "Elections" tab on this website, www.voterinfonet.com, or call (312) 603-0906 to request one. 
Candidates seeking to run in the primary election filed with their local jurisdiction between December 6 and December 13. Each jurisdiction certified its respective ballot on Dec. 23 and filed it with Orr’s office. In some cases, objections over candidacies are still pending and could affect who runs or if a primary will take place.

The voter registration deadline for the Feb. 22 primary is January 25.

Candidates interested in running for office in the April 5 Consolidated Elections in jurisdictions not conducting primary elections can file with their local election official, usually a board secretary or municipal or township clerk between January 17 and January 25.

Depending on the jurisdiction, offices up for election in the consolidated elections could include village, township, school board, and park and library district seats.