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Event:Days to file lodging affidavits
Event Date(s):10/7/2012 12:00:00 AM - 10/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012 MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012 The days for filing Lodging House Affidavits with boards of election commissioners (The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 may prohibit the enforcement of this provision.). (10 ILCS 5/6-56)

Event:First day for EA to publish notice of referenda
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:First day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be voted upon within the jurisdiction.
(10 ILCS 5/12-5)

Event:First day for voter who has moved
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:First day a registered Illinois voter who has moved within 30 days outside of his/her precinct prior to a Presidential election may apply either by mail or in person for an absentee ballot for President and Vice President only with the election authority having jurisdiction over his/her precinct of former residence.
(10 ILCS 5/20-13.1)

Event:Last day for SOS to publish pamphlet
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Last day for the Secretary of State to publish and mail to every mailing address in the State a copy of the pamphlet giving the proponents and opponents views on amendments to the Constitution of Illinois.
(5 ILCS 20/2)

Event:Last day for EA to arrange with nursing homes
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Last day for the election authority to arrange with nursing home administrators the date and time to conduct in-person absentee voting in such facilities and to post a notice in the office of the election authority of all such arrangements.
(10 ILCS 5/19-12.2)

Event:Last day for election authority to publish a notice of General Election.
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Last day for election authority to publish a notice of General Election.
(10 ILCS 5/12-1)

Event:Last day to apply outside US
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Last day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside 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 absentee registration and an absentee ballot and the last day for the election authority to mail such a ballot.
(10 ILCS 5/20-2.1, 20-3)
NOTE: To receive the full ballot, applications should be in the hands of the election authority no later than 30 days before the election. Applications received after OCTOBER 7 and prior to OCTOBER 27 will entitle the voter to cast a Federal ballot only.
NOTE: Registration shall be required in order to vote pursuant to this Section.

Event:First day to send ballot outside US
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:First day for the election authority to send an official ballot for Federal offices only, upon receipt of either an application for absentee registration or an application for absentee ballot, to citizens of the United States who are temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States.
(10 ILCS 5/20-2.1, 20-3)

NOTE: Unregistered citizens temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States who make application for absentee registration and/or absentee ballots after 30 days but not less than 10 days prior to Election Day shall be sent the Federal offices ballot only.
NOTE: Registration is not required in order to vote the ballot containing the Federal offices only.

Event:Last day for registration
Event Date(s):10/9/2012
Location(s):GENERAL ELECTION
Description:Last day for registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election authority. Precinct registration may apply to the City of Chicago and Cook County. Please check with these jurisdictions for registration deadlines.
(10 ILCS 5/4-6, 4-16, 5-5, 5-23, 6-29, 6-50, 6-53, 6-54)

NOTE: UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF NVRA, AGENCY AND MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT REGISTRATION AFTER THE STATUTORY CLOSE OF REGISTRATION. ONLY THOSE REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS COMPLETED NO LATER THAN 27 DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION WILL BE PROCESSED FOR THE NEXT ENSUING ELECTION. APPLICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION COMPLETED WITHIN 5 DAYS OF REGISTRATION DEADLINE AT SECRETARY OF STATE FACILITIES AND QUALIFIED AGENCIES WILL BE TRANSMITTED WITHIN 5 DAYS OF COMPLETION AND MUST BE PROCESSED FOR THE ELECTION. A MAIL REGISTRATION APPLICATION SHALL BE DEEMED TIMELY FILED IF POSTMARKED PRIOR TO THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION. IF NO POSTMARK EXISTS OR IF THE POSTMARK IS ILLEGIBLE, THE APPLICATION SHALL BE CONSIDERED TIMELY FILED IF RECEIVED BY THE ELECTION AUTHORITY NO LATER THAN 5 CALENDAR DAYS AFTER THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION.

Last day for registration of voters by deputy registrars, including municipal, township and road district clerks and precinct committeemen. Precinct registration may apply to the City of Chicago and Cook County. Please check with these jurisdictions for registration deadlines.
10 ILCS 5/4-6.2, 5-16.2, 6-50.2)
NOTE: Deputy Registrars must return completed forms to the election authority within 7 days of the day on which they are completed. Deputy Registrars must return all registration materials within 48 hours of registration/cancellation if such registration/cancellation was accepted between the 35th and 28th day preceding an election.


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