Legislative and Elections Spending Options
The 2011 Annual Appropriation Ordinance directly appropriated $45 million in local funds for Legislative and Elections and an estimated $13.5 million in employee benefits attributed to Legislative and Elections employees, for an estimated total appropriation of $58.5 million. Legislative and Elections is composed of the City Council and the Board of Election Commissioners.
The spending options related to Legislative and Elections are at the links below.
- Board of Election Commissioners – Transfer all Election Management and Oversight to Cook County Clerk
- Board of Election Commissioners – Hold Municipal Elections on Same Day as Statewide Elections
- City Council – Have an Independent Commission Redistrict Ward Boundaries