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Elections

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.

2019 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 overall vote totals and results for more than 200 offices filled by this election. School-by-school vote totals will be available soon.

2019 Candidate Biographies

CTU will elect officers on Friday, May 17, 2019. Download the biographies of the candidates seeking office.

2019 Election Dates

CTU will elect officers on May 17, 2019. This includes CTU-ACTS councils. Download this guide to key dates related to the circulation of petitions and other details of the election.

CTU-ACTS Election Rules 2019

CTU-ACTS councils will elect officers on May 17, 2019. Download the rules for charter elections as established by the Rules-Elections Committee.

Election Judge Presentation

The American Arbitration Association—who will oversee the May 17, 2019, election of CTU officers and delegates to the AFT and IFT Conventions—has provided this PowerPoint presentation to detail the steps that election judges must take to ensure a fair election. In most schools, the delegate will conduct the election unless they are unable or are candidate for an office.

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.