Voting for all CTPF Trustee Elections Underway
Voting available until 5:00 p.m. (CT) on November 7, 2018


November 1, 2018, — The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund announces that voting for all CTPF Trustee Elections is now underway and will stay open until 5:00 p.m. (CT) on November 7, 2018.

CTPF is holding elections for:

  • One (1) Pensioner Trustee to fill a vacancy for a term ending November 2019 (voting October 19-November 7, 2018)
  • Two (2) Teacher Trustees to serve three-year terms ending November 2021 (voting November 1-7, 2018)
  • One (1) Teacher Trustee to fill a vacancy for a one-year term ending November 2019 (voting November 1-7, 2018)

The CTPF Election Policy and additional election information can be found on the Election Central Page. 

2018 Certified Candidates

Information about candidates can be found on the Candidate Information Page. 

Pensioner Trustee Election Information

CTPF mailed ballots by first-class mail to all eligible pensioners on October 19, 2018. Pensioners have the option of voting with a traditional paper ballot or using a secure electronic ballot.

Voting closes on November 7, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. (CT). All paper ballots must be received by November 7, 2018, in order to be counted in the election total. Members are encouraged to return their ballots as soon as possible or to or vote online to ensure votes are counted.

Teacher Trustee Election Information

All teachers will vote online using a secure electronic ballot. Online voting will be available from through 5:00 p.m. (CT) on November 7, 2018. 

Teachers in Schools

Teachers in schools will receive a voting instructions from school Pension Representatives. Election Services Corporation (ESC), CTPF’s third-party election services provider, will also send reminder emails to members who have valid email addresses on file.

Citywide/Substitute Teachers

Teachers who are not assigned a school, (citywide/substitutes), will receive voting instructions at their homes via U.S. Mail. Ballots were mailed on October 29, 2018, to addresses on file with CTPF. If you do not receive a ballot but think you are eligible to vote, you may contact ESC at 1-866-720-4357. Citywide teachers with valid email addresses on file may also receive email reminders from ESC.


Members with questions about voting should contact Election Services Corporation: