We are one step closer after primary election day wins

As election results continue to roll in, every CTU member should be very proud of what we accomplished for our students, schools and communities in this week’s primary election. As a union, we committed ourselves to building a movement that organizes and activates people. And this election showed that organized people can beat organized money.

Brandon is in position for the runoff — we need to harness our collective power before Tuesday’s election

With just days to go until the hotly contested Mayoral Election, our union brother and former middle school educator, Brandon Johnson, has the righteous wind behind his back. Coming in a solid second place in all the most recent polls, Brandon’s campaign for mayor has taken on some real momentum thanks to the sweat equity put in by educators, healthcare professionals, city employees, and working folks throughout this city.

How I spent election day

How I spent election day

Paula Ladin was one of hundreds of rank and file CTU members and allies volunteering on Election Day. In this post, she shares her experience and encourages other members to volunteer because it’s “an antidote to feeling helpless or hopeless.”

Our early endorsements

Our early endorsements

The Chicago Teachers Union proudly announces its early endorsements for the 2022 election season for the candidates listed here. These endorsements were made after thorough screening by the CTU’s Political Action and Legislative committees, approval by the CTU’s Executive Board, and final ratification by the CTU House of Delegates.

LSC Election Guidance for School Staff

LSC Election Guidance for School Staff

The 2020 LSC elections are taking place during report card pick-up for elementary on Wednesday, November 18 and for high school on Thursday, November 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This election has obviously been hampered by the COVID-19 crisis, but CPS has also not handled it well.