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ISBA election

ISBA Election Results to Be Available May 7

Posted on May 1, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

The polls for the ISBA election closed on April 30 at 4:30 p.m. Results will be made available on May 7.

The six contested seats this year are: Board of Governors, 1st Judicial District (Cook County); Board of Governors, Area 2 (Circuits 17, 19 and 22); Board of Governors, Area 7 (Circuits 1, 2 and 4); Board of Governors, Under Age 37 – Outside Cook County (Circuits 1-23); Assembly, 3rd Judicial Circuit; and Assembly, 4th Judicial Circuit. Members were also able to vote for any office that falls in the geographical area of their ISBA address.

Last Day to Vote in ISBA Election is April 30

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Voting is now underway in the 2019 ISBA election. Voting closes at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30.

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 on Wednesday, March 27. 

Deadline to Request Paper Ballot in ISBA Election is April 15

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Voting is now underway in the 2019 ISBA election, and the last day to request a paper ballot is this Monday, April 15.

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 on Wednesday, March 27. 

Campaign Season for ISBA Election Underway

Posted on October 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Campaign season for the 2019 Illinois State Bar Association election begins today, October 1, for open leadership seats of third vice president and one seat each for the following Board of Governors seats: 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 – Cook County, and Under Age 37 Outside Cook County (Circuits 1-23). There are also 45 open seat

Last Day to Vote in ISBA Election Is Monday

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Voting is now underway in the 2018 ISBA election. Voting closes at 4:30 p.m. this upcoming Monday, April 30.

ISBA's election provider Election America e-mailed ballots to members with valid e-mail addresses and mailed paper ballots to members without valid e-mail addresses on Monday, March 26. The deadline to request paper ballots was last Friday, April 13.

Last Day to Vote in ISBA Election Is Monday, April 30

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Voting is now underway in the 2018 ISBA election. Voting closes at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 30.

ISBA's election provider Election America e-mailed ballots to members with valid e-mail addresses and mailed paper ballots to members without valid e-mail addresses two weeks ago, on Monday, March 26. The deadline to request paper ballots was last Friday, April 13.

Deadline to Request Paper Ballot in ISBA Election Is Friday

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Voting is now underway in the 2018 ISBA election, and the last day to request a paper ballot is this Friday, April 13.

ISBA's election provider Election America e-mailed ballots to members with valid e-mail addresses and mailed paper ballots to members without valid e-mail addresses two weeks ago, on Monday, March 26.

Only attorney members who have paid their dues by March 1, 2018 are eligible to vote. Voting ends at 4:30 p.m. CT on April 30.

Voting Underway in ISBA Election

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Voting is now underway in the 2018 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, Monday, March 26. The last day to request a paper ballot will be Friday, April 13. 

Only attorney members who have paid their dues by March 1, 2018 are eligible to vote. 

There are three contested seats this year: third vice president, Board of Governors, First Judicial District — Cook County, and Board of Governors, Area 8 — Judicial Circuits 3 and 20. All members may vote for third vice president. Members may also vote for any office that falls in the geographical area of their ISBA address.

Candidate biographies are available in the March Illinois Bar Journal.

Third Vice President 1 to be elected (3 candidates)

  • Anna Krolikowska, Northbrook
  • Stephen M. Komie, Chicago
  • John Nisivaco, Chicago

File Your Nominating Petitions for ISBA Election by Tomorrow

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Sara Anderson

The deadline to submit nominating petitions for the ISBA election is tomorrow, Wednesday Jan. 31, at 4:30 p.m. at either the Illinois Bar Center, 424 South 2nd Street, in Springfield, or the ISBA Office at 20 S. Clark Street, 9th Floor, Chicago.

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

Campaign Season for ISBA Election Underway

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Sara Anderson

Campaign season for the 2018 Illinois State Bar Association election begins today, October 2, for open leadership seats of third vice president and one seat each for the following Board of Governors seats: Cook County, Area 1 (Circuit 18), Area 3 (Circuits 12, 13, 16, 21 and 23), Area 4 (Circuits 10, 14 and 15), Area 6 (Circuits 7, 8 and 9), and Area 8 (Circuits 3 and 20). There are also 22 open seats for Cook County Assembly.

Voting begins in late March and concludes April 30, 2018. Those elected to the Board of Governors and Assembly take office at the opening of the Annual Meeting on June 14, 2018, and the third vice president takes office at the close of the Annual Meeting on June 16, 2018.

The 2018 ISBA Notice of Election is now available. For more information, including policies, procedures, and candidate packets, visit the ISBA Elections page

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