Electoral Board

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

 

March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election Electoral Board Case List >>               Archived Case Lists >>        

 

About the Electoral Board

The Cook County Officer’s Electoral Board is comprised of designees of the Cook County Clerk, the State’s Attorney, and the Clerk of the Circuit Court.  The Board hears objections to candidacies and petitions of public policy questions for submission on the ballot. The vast majority of these matters asks whether the nomination papers or petitions of a candidate for public office are legally valid to appear on the ballot.

For the 2020 Primary Election, the Board is comprised of Chair Sisavanh Baker, designee of the Cook County Clerk, Jessica Scheller, designee of the State’s Attorney, and Meridth Hammer, designee of the Clerk of the Circuit Court.  The Board is advised by legal counsel, James Nally.