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Last day for EA to publish notice of primary
Last day for the election authority to publish notice of the Consolidated Primary. The notice must include the color of the primary ballots, the time and place of holding the primary and the polling hours, the offices for which candidates will be nominated and the political parties entitled to participate. Such notice must also include a list of precinct polling addresses unless these are published separately at least ten (10) days prior to the Consolidated Primary. Such notice of the Consolidated Primary shall be published once in one or more newspapers published in each political subdivision having such primary, and if there is no such newspaper, then published once in a local community newspaper having general circulation in the subdivision, and also once in a newspaper published in the county wherein the political subdivisions, or portions thereof, having such primary are situated.
(10 ILCS 5/7-15, 7-18, 12-4)
Last day for EA to publish notice of refernda for primary ballot
Last day for the election authority to publish notice of a question of public policy appearing on the ballot at the primary. Such notice shall be published once in a local community newspaper having general circulation in the political or governmental subdivision. The notice shall also be given at least ten (10) days before the date of the election by posting a copy of the notice at the principal office of the election authority. The local election official shall also post a copy of the notice at the principal office of the political or governmental subdivision, or if there is no principal office at the building in
which the governing body of the political or governmental subdivision held its first meeting of the calendar year in which the referendum is being held.
(10 ILCS 5/12-5)
Last day to publish notice of polling places
Last day for election authority to publish precinct polling place addresses, if not included in the Consolidated Primary election notice.
(10 ILCS 5/7-15)
Last day for service member to apply for absentee ballot
Last day for 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 the county of residence on election day to make application for an official ballot to the election authority having jurisdiction over their precinct of residence, and the last day for the election authority to mail such ballot. 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 in order to vote pursuant to this section.
Dates for Boards to hold hearings
2/19/2013 12:00:00 AM - 2/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Dates on which Boards of Election Commissioners (except the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) shall hold hearings to determine whether names in the registry of voters shall be erased, registered or restored. (The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 may prohibit the enforcement of this provision.) (10 ILCS 5/6-45)
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