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Event:Deadline to validate and count ballots
Event Date(s):11/18/2014
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Deadline for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and counting of provisional ballots.
[10 ILCS 5/18A-15(a)]

Deadline for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the tabulation of absentee ballots that were (1) postmarked by midnight preceding the opening of the polls on Election Day, and were received after the close of the polls on Election Day but not later than 14 days after the election, or (2) not postmarked at all, but did have a certification date prior to the Election Day on the certification envelope, and were received after the close of the polls on Election Day but not later than 14 days after the election.
(10 ILCS 5/19-8)

NOTE: Absentee voters whose ballots were rejected must be sent a notice of such along with reason for the rejection within two (2) days of the rejection, but in all cases prior to the end of the 14 day period in which to count the absentee ballots. Such voters must be given an opportunity to appear before the election authority on or before the 14 day following the election to show cause as to why the ballot should not be rejected.
[10 ILCS 5/19-8(g)]


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