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Dates to erase names
10/22/2012 12:00:00 AM - 10/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012 The dates on which a voter may file an application with the election authority to erase names from the registry of voters. (The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 may prohibit the enforcement of this provision.) (10 ILCS 5/4-12, 5-15, 6-44)
First day hospitalized voter can apply for absentee
First day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center not more than 14 days before an election to make an application with the election authority for the personal delivery of an absentee ballot.
(10 ILCS 5/19-13)
NOTE: This provision for absentee voting is available through Election Day if the process can be completed and the voted ballot returned to the election authority in sufficient time for delivery of the ballot to the election authority’s central ballot counting location before 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Last day to provide precinct lists
Last day for county clerks (other than Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties) to provide to each county chairman or his representative, precinct lists prepared for the 2012 General Election marked to indicate the names of all persons who have registered since the 2012 General Primary.
(10 ILCS 5/4-11)
OTE: There is no statutory deadline for these lists in jurisdictions under boards of election commissioners (including DuPage County) or in Cook, Lake or Will counties. These statutes specify only that such lists be prepared and distributed prior to the General Election.
(10 ILCS 5/5-14, 6-60)
Last day for pollwatcher credentials
Last day for the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials available for distribution.
(10 ILCS 5/17-23)
NOTE: Pollwatcher credentials may, at the discretion of the election authority, be distributed prior to this date. Credentials must be available on this date and up to, and including, Election Day.
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