Notice of Election

2018 Retirement Board Notice of Election

Employee Trustee Election | Annuitant Trustee Election

EMPLOYEE TRUSTEE

Notice is hereby given to all Cook County Employees and Forest Preserve District Employees that an election for a Cook County or Forest Preserve EMPLOYEE TRUSTEE will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

Notice is hereby given to all employees that there will be an election for a Cook County Employee Trustee position and there will be an election for a Forest Preserve District Trustee position. Only Cook County employees may vote for a Cook County trustee and only Forest Preserve District employees may vote for a Forest Preserve trustee.

You may vote in-person or by mail.

  • In-person voting, this will take place from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM on October 31, 2018 in Room 885 of the Cook County Building at 118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60602.
     
  • To vote by mail you must request to receive a mail-in ballot. In order to receive your mail-in ballot you must first complete a mail-in ballot application request form. Mail-in ballot request forms will be mailed no later than October 1, 2018 to your address on record with the Fund. If you do not receive the mail-in ballot request form by October 8, 2018, you must contact the Pension Fund at (312) 603-1200 to request another form be mailed out.

Nominating petitions are first available on August 16, 2018 and can be obtained at the Fund’s main office at 70 W. Madison Street, Suite 1925, Chicago, IL, 60602). Nominating petitions must be filed at the Fund’s main office between 9:00 AM on September 4, 2018 and 4:30 PM on September 7, 2018.

To learn about the qualifications of candidates running for a trustee position, each candidate is permitted to submit a candidate statement. These Candidate Statements will be posted to our website around September 26, 2018. Further information about the election will be available on our website www.cookcountypension.com.

Please note that an election will only take place if there are two or more candidates running for the position.

 

ANNUITANT TRUSTEE

Notice is hereby given to all Cook County Annuitants that an election for an ANNUITANT TRUSTEE will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

This year’s election is only for a Cook County Annuitant Trustee so only Cook County Annuitants may cast a vote in this year’s election (2019 will be the next Forest Preserve Annuitant Election).

You may vote in-person or by mail.

  • In-person voting, this will take place from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM on October 31, 2018 in Room 885 of the Cook County Building at 118 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60602.
     
  • To vote by mail you must request to receive a mail-in ballot. In order to receive your mail-in ballot you must first complete a mail-in ballot application request form. Mail-in ballot request forms will be mailed no later than October 1, 2018 to your address on record with the Fund. If you do not receive the mail-in ballot request form by October 8, 2018, you must contact the Pension Fund at (312) 603-1200 to request another form be mailed out.

Nominating petitions are first available on August 16, 2018 and can be obtained at the Fund’s main office at 70 W. Madison Street, Suite 1925, Chicago, IL, 60602). Nominating petitions must be filed at the Fund’s main office between 9:00 AM on September 4, 2018 and 4:30 PM on September 7, 2018.

Information about candidacy and voting will be available at www.cookcountypension.com. To learn about the qualifications of candidates running for a trustee position, Candidate Statements will be posted to our website around September 26, 2018.

Please note that the election will only take place if there are two or more candidates running for the cook county annuitant position.