2016 Trustee Elections
Notice of Election
A trustee election is being held for a Cook County Employee Trustee, a Cook County Annuitant Trustee and a Forest Preserve Annuitant Trustee. The election will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Voting will take place in-person at the Cook County Building or by mail.
Trustee Election Voting Options - You may vote EITHER by mail OR in-person
In-person voting will take place from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, in Room 885 of the Cook County Building at 118 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60602.
Mail ballots will also be accepted. Each eligible voter will be mailed an application for a mail ballot on or before September 26, 2016. Contact the Fund at (312) 603-1200 no later than October 3, 2016, if you do not receive an application for a mail ballot.
Click here to view important voting and submission dates.
Please note that an election is only held if there are two or more candidates running for a trustee position.
Information for Candidates
Nominating petitions can be obtained at the Fund’s main office, which is located at 33 N Dearborn St, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60602, beginning on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Nominating petitions must be filed at the Fund's main office between 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 and 4:30 PM on September 9, 2016.
All Trustees must adhere to the fiduciary and governance standards prescribed by the Fund and in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Illinois Pension Code. The fiduciary duties, responsibilities, and expectations of Trustees are outlined in our "Considering Candidacy" guide below:
Considering Candidacy 2016
In an effort to offer information to our members, each candidate is given the opportunity to submit a candidate statement. Click on links below to see each candidate's statement.
Cook County Employee Trustee - Statements
Cook County Annuitant Trustee - Statements
Forest Preserve Annuitant Trustee - Statements