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Displaying Events for 1/3/2017

Event:BEGINNING OF TERM – FEDERAL
Event Date(s):1/3/2017
Location(s):2016 GE
Description:First day for term of office for federal officers (except President and Vice-President) elected at the November 8, 2016, General Election.
(United States Constitution, Amendment XX, § 2)

Event:UNITED STATES SERVICE MEMBER VOTER REGISTRATION
Event Date(s):1/3/2017
Location(s):2017 CP & CE
Description:First day any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependents of voting age who expect to be absent from their county of residence on election day to make an 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.

Event:VOTE BY MAIL REGISTRATION – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE THE US
Event Date(s):1/3/2017
Location(s):2017 CP & CE
Description: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 vote by mail registration and a vote by mail 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:
• Such application may be made only on the official federal postcard and no registration shall be required.
• Vote by mail registration shall be required for all citizens temporarily residing outside the United States in order to vote.

Event:REFERENDA - PETITION FILING
Event Date(s):1/3/2017
Location(s):2017 CE
Description:Last day for filing petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for referenda for the submission of questions of public policy (local).
(10 ILCS 5/28-2(a), 28-6, 28-7)

EXCEPTION: Proposition to create a political subdivision, referenda held under the provisions of Article IX of the Liquor Control Act and Section 18-120 of the Property Tax Code.

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