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Event:First day to submit voter info, etc...
Event Date(s):5/16/2013
Location(s):CONSOLIDATED ELECTION
Description: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)

WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
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)

AFTER PROCLAMATION
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)

DISCOVERY RECOUNT
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)
ELECTION CONTEST
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)

TAKING OFFICE
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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