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Elections

Weiler Elected Third Vice-President and Full Results from the ISBA Election

Posted on May 7, 2019 by Sara Anderson

Rory T. Weiler has been elected Third Vice-President of the Illinois State Bar Association. Nora Devine, Mark L. Karno, Pamela Menaker, Sarah E. Toney, and E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. won the Cook County seats on the Board of Governors; Tamika R. Walker won the Board of Governors seat for Area 2; Ted Graham, Jr. won the Board of Governors seat for Area 7; and Amanda G. Highlander won the Board of Governors seat for Under Age 37 Outside of Cook County.

Voting Underway in 2019 ISBA Election

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Voting is now underway in the 2019 ISBA Election.

ISBA's election provider Election America emailed e-ballots to members with valid email addresses and mailed paper ballots to members without valid email addresses today, Wednesday, March 27. The deadline for voting is Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. 

Only attorney members who have paid their dues by March 1, 2019 are eligible to vote. 

Candidate Report for the 2019 ISBA Election

Posted on February 7, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The Candidate Report for the 2019 ISBA Election is below. All members of the association (except non-lawyer members) with their dues paid by March 1, 2019 are eligible to vote.

2019 Candidate Report

(N.B.: Pursuant to the Policy and Procedures for Election approved by the ISBA Assembly, in those instances where there are more candidates than positions to be filled, nominees are listed on the ballot by the date of filing. Where two or more people filed on the same date, ballot positions were determined by lot. Ballot positions are listed next to the candidate’s name.)

Third Vice-President (1 to be elected; 1 candidate)

  • Rory T. Weiler

File Your Nominating Petitions for ISBA Election by Thursday, January 31

Posted on January 29, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The deadline to submit nominating petitions for the ISBA election is Thursday, Jan. 31, at 4:30 p.m. at either the Illinois Bar Center, 424 S. 2nd St., Springfield, or the Chicago Regional Office at 20 S. Clark St., Suite 900, Chicago.

Members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, 11 seats on the Board of Governors, 45 seats on the Assembly in Cook County, and 88 seats on the Assembly outside Cook County.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Area 2 (Circuits 17, 19 and 22), Area 4 (circuits 10, 14, and 15), Area 5 (Circuits 5, 6 and 11), Area 7 (Circuits 1, 2 and 4), Under Age 37 in Cook County, and Under Age 37 outside Cook County. Additionally, five seats are open in Cook County.

Nominating Petitions Now Being Accepted for Upcoming ISBA Election

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

In the spring, members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, 11 seats on the Board of Governors, 45 seats on the Assembly in Cook County, and 88 seats on the Assembly outside Cook County.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Area 2 (Circuits 17, 19 and 22), Area 4 (circuits 10, 14, and 15), Area 5 (Circuits 5, 6 and 11), Area 7 (Circuits 1, 2 and 4), Under Age 37 in Cook County, and Under Age 37 outside Cook County. Additionally, five seats are open in Cook County.

Krolikowska Wins 3rd Vice President and Full Results from the ISBA Election

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Anna Krolikowska

Anna Krolikowska won the race for third vice-president of the Illinois State Bar Association. Ava George Stewart  won the Cook County seat on the Board of Governors and Perry J. Browder won the Board of Governors seat for Area 8. 

Third Vice-President - 1 to be elected

  • Stephen M. Komie, 933
  • Anna Krolikowska, 2,196
  • John Nisivaco, 864

Candidate Report for the 2018 ISBA Election

Posted on February 7, 2018 by Sara Anderson

The Candidate Report for the 2018 ISBA Election is below. All ISBA attorney members with their dues paid by March 1, 2018 are eligible to vote.

2018 Candidate Report

(N.B.: Pursuant to the Policy and Procedures for Election approved by the ISBA Assembly, in those instances where there are more candidates than positions to be filled, nominees are listed on the ballot by the date of filing. Where two or more people filed on the same date, ballot positions were determined by lot. Ballot positions are listed next to the candidate’s name.)

Third Vice-President (1 to be elected; 3 candidates)

  • Stephen M. Komie 2
  • Anna Krolikowska 1
  • John Nisivaco 3

Nominating Petitions Now Being Accepted for Upcoming ISBA Election

Posted on January 2, 2018 by Sara Anderson

In the spring, members of the ISBA will elect a third vice president, six seats on the Board of Governors, and 22 seats on the Cook County Assembly.

One board seat is open in each of the following Areas: Cook County, Board Area 1 (circuit 18), Board Area 3 (Circuits 12, 13, 16, 21 and 23), Board Area 4 (circuits 10, 14, and 15), Board Area 6 (circuits 7, 8 and 9), and Board Area 8 (circuits 3 and 20).  

Nominating petitions are now being accepted and must be filed by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at either the Illinois Bar Center, 424 South 2nd Street, in Springfield, or the ISBA Office at 20 S. Clark Street, 9th Floor, Chicago.

Petitions must be physically submitted with original signatures. Petitions submitted via email or fax will not be accepted.

Candidates should submit their biography and photo online.

Questions regarding the filing of petitions should be directed to Kim Weaver, assistant to the executive director.

Find out more on the ISBA Elections page.
 

Orsey Wins 3rd Vice President and Full Results from the ISBA Election

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Sara Anderson

Dennis OrseyDennis J. Orsey won the race for third vice-president of the Illinois Bar Association, and Julie A. Johnson and Shawn Kasserman won Cook County seats on the Board of Governors. Alisha Biesinger won the race for the Under Age 37 Outside Cook County seat on the Board, and Anna P. Krolikowska and Sarah M. LeRose won the seats for Under Age 37 Cook County.

Learn about candidates for ISBA 3d VP, Board of Governors

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Mark S. Mathewson

Campaign season is here! Biographies of candidates for the ISBA 3d VP and board of governors races, along with a complete list of Assembly candidates, are online now. Paper ballots will be mailed and e-ballots will be emailed on March 29. Voting concludes April 28 at 4:30 p.m. CDT. All attorney members with dues paid up by March 1 of this year are eligible to vote for races in their area. Find out more at www.isba.org/elections.

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