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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

DuPage County Election Commission




Name: Joseph H. Sobecki
Title: Interim Executive Director
Address: 421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-407-5600


421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187


Organizes, executes, and documents all elections taking place in DuPage County. The election commission is a bipartisan agency charged with the conduct of all federal, state, county, and local elections occurring within DuPage County. The Election Commission trains and certifies judges of election, handles the redistricting of precincts, and orchestrates the complete voter registration program.

Meeting Schedule

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3 years

Appointed By

County Board Chairman


Chairman receives $27,500 annually; Vice-Chairman and Secretary receive $27,500 annually.


Applicants must be a resident of the State of Illinois for the previous 2 years. All election commissioners must be legal voters residing in DuPage County. Two election commissioners must be, respectively, from the two majority political parties. No commissioner may hold any other political office.


Three (3) commissioners


Cathy Ficker-Terrill


10 ILCS 5/6A


NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
James Lowe10/22/201501/29/2019Commissioner
Cathy Ficker-Terrill 04/25/201201/29/2020Commissioner (Chairperson)
John Boske04/04/201601/29/2021Commissioner

Additional Information

NOTE: Persons listed as serving on an expired term continue in their service unless and until they are either reappointed or replaced unless otherwise indicated. A position listed as “VACANT” is not currently occupied.

Financial Information

Note: This agency is included in the DuPage County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  

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