TITLE 26: ELECTIONS
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
PART 207 MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 207.60 CHAD REMOVAL
Section 207.60 Chad Removal
a) Chad is that portion of a ballot card which has been dislodged or partly dislodged from the ballot card by a voter when recording a vote.
b) Chad shall be removed from ballot cards prior to their processing and tabulation in election jurisdictions which utilize a ballot card as a means of recording votes at an election. Election jurisdictions which utilize a mechanical means or device for chad removal as a component of their tabulation equipment shall use such means or device for chad removal.
(Source: Added at 8 Ill. Reg. 24560, effective December 6, 1984)