Notice of Election
2018 Retirement Board Notice of Election
Employee Trustee Election | Annuitant Trustee Election
Notice is hereby given to all Cook County Employees that an election for a Cook County EMPLOYEE TRUSTEE will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
Candidate Statements Available
Forest Preserve Employee Election Update:
For 2018, a Forest Preserve Employee Trustee seat was also up for election, and a sole candidate filed nominating petitions by the filing deadline of September 7, 2018. Pension board election rules mandate that an election can only take place when there are two or more candidates running, therefore there will be no election for a Forest Preserve Employee Trustee for 2018.
Notice is hereby given to all employees that there will be an election for a Cook County Employee Trustee position. Only Cook County employees may vote for a Cook County 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. Statements for the Cook County Employee Trustee election are below:
Cook County Annuitant Trustee Election Update:
For 2018, a Cook County Annuitant Trustee seat was up for election, and a sole candidate filed nominating petitions by the filing deadline of September 7, 2018. Pension Board election rules mandate that an election can only take place when there are two or more candidates running, therefore there will be no election for a Cook County Annuitant Trustee for 2018.