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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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The State Board of Elections
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Voting and Elections
Registration and Voting
Running For Office
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First day to submit voter info, etc...
First day for election authorities to submit voter registration information to the State Board of Elections.
(10 ILCS 5/4-8, 5-7, 6-35)
BEFORE PROCLAMATION BY ELECTION AUTHORITY
PRIOR TO THE CANVASS in those jurisdictions where in-precinct counting equipment is utilized, the election authority shall re-tabulate the total number of votes cast in 5% of the precincts within the election jurisdiction, as well as 5% of the voting devices used in early voting. AS SELECTED ON A RANDOM BASIS BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS.
(10 ILCS 5/24A-15, 24B-15, 24C-15)
Each successful write-in candidate shall file the following documents with the proper election authority or the State Board of Elections prior to taking office.
(1) A Statement of Candidacy
(2) A receipt for filing a Statement of Economic Interests, and
(3) A Loyalty Oath (optional)
(10 ILCS 5/22-7)
ABSTRACT OF VOTES
NOTE: The county clerk and board of election commissioners have the responsibility of canvassing the returns of the Consolidated Election under his/her jurisdiction.
(10 ILCS 5/1-8, 22-17, 22-18)
NOTE: The election authority canvasses the results of a public question submitted to referendum pursuant to a court order; the election authority shall immediately transmit a signed copy or an original duplicate of its completed abstract of the votes to the court which ordered the referendum.
(10 ILCS 5/22-18)
CERTIFICATE OF ELECTION
The election authority shall issue a certificate of election to each person declared elected.
(10 ILCS 5/22-18)
For political subdivisions which are multi-county, the election authority of the county where the principal office of the political subdivision is located shall make the certificate of election.
(10 ILCS 5/22-18)
Within five (5) days after the last day for the proclamation of the results of the canvass, petitions for discovery recount may be filed by any candidate who came within 5% of the winning candidate. Such petition is filed with the appropriate election authority.
(10 ILCS 5/22-9.1)
In general, the circuit court shall hear election contests. Individuals should refer to the particular statute which applies to their unit of government.
(10 ILCS 5/23-4, 23-5)
Municipal Officers (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-15)
City of Chicago (65 ILCS 20/21-22)
Township Supervisor, Clerk and Trustees (60 ILCS 1/50-15, 50-40)
Township and Multi-Township Assessors (35 ILCS 200/2-45)
Township Collectors (60 ILCS 1/50-15)
Road Districts (605 ILCS 5/6-116)
Public Library District and Local Libraries (75 ILCS 5/ 4-3, 4-6, 16/30-10)
Fox Waterway Agency (615 ILCS 90/5)
Park Districts (70 ILCS 1205/2-12)
Forest Preserve Districts (70 ILCS 805/3.5a)
School District Members under Article 33 (105 ILCS 5/33-1a)
Regional Board of School Trustees (105 ILCS 5/6-17)
School Districts (105 ILCS 5/10-16)
Trustees of Schools - Cook County Only (105 ILCS 5/5-14)
School Directors (105 ILCS 5/10-4)
Community Colleges (110 ILCS 805/3-8)
Fire Protection Districts (70 ILCS 705/4)
Township Land Commissioners (105 ILCS 5/15-24)
Southwestern Illinois Community College (110 ILCS 805/3-7)
Lincoln Land Community College (110 ILCS 805/3-7)
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