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Elections and Voting

The Chicago Teachers Union is the most democratic institution devoted to this city’s schools and those who make them work. Below are notices and rules related to the elections that make our democracy robust.

Executive Board Vacancy
February 2020 House Vote

Candidates for the Elementary Functional Vice President Vacancy

Paula Barajas Ruiz Elementary School
Theresa Hehn Garvey Elementary School

Two members were nominated for Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers at the January 8, 2020 House of Delegates meeting. At the February 5, 2020 House of Delegates meeting, all voting delegates who are members of the Elementary School Teachers functional group may vote for one candidate to fill an unexpired term for Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers on the CTU Executive Board.

Contract Ratification Vote Totals

On November 14 and 15, 2019, the Chicago Teachers Union ratified our new contract by a total of 89% to 19%. See school-by-school results of that vote.

2019 Officer Election Results

On May 17, 2019, the membership of the Chicago Teachers Union re-elected the Caucus of Rank-and-file Educators to lead the union. Download tallies for more than 200 offices filled in this election.

Delegate Election Procedures

In 2018, the Chicago Teachers Union revised its constitution. In association with these changes, the CTU Rules-Elections Committee updated the delegate election procedures.