Shapefiles for 2007 municipal general and general elections

Forest Gregg filed this request with the Chicago Board of Elections of Chicago, IL.


From: Forest Gregg

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), I hereby request the following records:

Please provide shapefiles of election precincts for the 2007 municipal general and runoff elections

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Forest Gregg

From: Joan Agnew

Dear Mr. Gregg,

The Board does not have shapefiles from 2007. The GIS format was first used
when the last citywide redistricting was done in 2012. The information
would be available in a PDF format if you would want this. Please let me

Joan T Agnew

FOIA Officer

Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

69 W Washington Street, Suite 800

Chicago, IL 60602

Direct: 312 269 7934 / FAX: 312 269 1984


From: Forest Gregg

Dear Ms. Agnew,

Please provide them in the DGN format that was used before switching to shapefiles.

Thank you,


From: Chicago Board of Elections


Please note that you referred to this as a Follow Up request, but it did not
include a follow up. I will see what we have regarding your 11/29 request.


From: Chicago Board of Elections