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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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First day US service member to apply for absentee
GENERAL PRIMARY/ GENERAL ELECTION
First day any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his spouse and dependents of voting age who expect to be absent from their county of residence on election day to make application for an official ballot to the election authority having jurisdiction over their residence. Members of the Armed Forces may make application via facsimile machine or other method of electronic transmission.
(10 ILCS 5/20-2, 20-2.3, 20-3)
NOTE: No registration shall be required to vote pursuant to this section.
First day US citizen to apply for absentee ballot
GENERAL PRIMARY/GENERAL ELECTION
First day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States who are not registered but otherwise qualified to vote and who expect to be absent from their county of residence on election day to make simultaneous application to the election authority having jurisdiction over their precinct of residence for absentee registration and an absentee ballot. Citizens of the United States may make application via facsimile machine or other method of electronic transmission.
(10 ILCS 5/20-2.1, 20-3)
NOTE: Absentee registration shall be required for citizens temporarily residing outside the United States in order to vote the entire ballot.
First day any nonresident civilian citizen otherwise qualified to vote, to make application to the election authority having jurisdiction over his precinct of former residence for an absentee ballot containing the Federal offices only. Non-resident citizens of the United States may make application via facsimile machine or other method of electronic transmission.
(10 ILCS 5/20-2.2, 20-5)
NOTE: Such application may be made only on the official Federal postcard and no registration shall be required.
Last day for lottery for special judicial
Last day lottery shall be conducted by the State Board of Elections when (two) 2 or more petitions are received simultaneously for the same office and party, as of the opening hour or within the last hour of the special judicial filing period.
[10 ILCS 5/7-12(6)]
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