TITLE 26: ELECTIONS
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
PART 207 MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 207.80 NOTATION OF STRAIGHT PARTY TICKETS AND OF OVERVOTES AND UNDERVOTES BY ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS
Section 207.80 Notation of Straight Party Tickets and of Overvotes and Undervotes by Electronic Voting Systems
a) The precinct return produced by an electronic voting system shall report every voted ballot on which the voter has cast a vote for all candidates of one party and no votes for candidates of any other party or for independent candidates as straight party ticket, and shall report all other voted ballots as split tickets.
b) All ballots not voted shall be reported as blank ballots.
c) For the purpose of subsections (a) and (b) of this Section 207.80, a voted ballot is a ballot card otherwise countable under the Election Code now or as hereafter amended which contains at least one (1) punched voting position.
d) The precinct return used by an electronic voting system shall produce an accurate report of all overvotes and undervotes.
e) For the purpose of subsection (a) of this Section an undervote occurs each time a voter fails or omits to cast a vote for each candidate or proposition for which he is entitled to cast a vote.
f) For the purpose of subsection (d) of this Section an overvote occurs each time a voter casts more votes than he is entitled to cast for an office or a proposition.
(Source: Added 11 Ill. Reg. 18660, effective October 30, 1987)