TITLE 80: PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
SUBTITLE D: RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
CHAPTER III: TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
PART 1650 THE ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SECTION 1650.1050 RETURN OF BALLOTS


 

Section 1650.1050  Return of Ballots

 

a)         Written Ballots

 

1)         For written ballots, upon receipt of the election materials specified in Section 1650.1030, the eligible voter shall:

 

A)        Mark his or her ballot in accordance with Section 1650.1040;

 

B)        Write his or her signature, address, and member ID or the last four digits of his or her social security number on the signature card;

 

C)        Detach the completed ballot and signature card along the perforated lines;

 

D)        Place the completed ballot into the envelope marked "For Ballot Only";

 

E)        Place the completed signature card and the ballot envelope into the return envelope; and

 

F)         Attach postage, seal and mail, via U.S. mail or express delivery service, the return envelope in time to reach the System at or prior to 10:00 a.m. on the election day.

 

2)         Written ballots not returned in the "For Ballot Only" envelope are invalid and will not be counted.

 

b)         Ballots must be received at the System at or prior to 10:00 a.m. on the election day.  Ballots received after 10:00 a.m. on the election day are invalid and will not be counted.

 

c)         All eligible voters must return their ballots to the System individually via electronic mail, U.S. mail or express delivery service.  Ballots returned to the System in bulk, via hand delivery, or delivery other than as specified in this subsection, are invalid and will not be counted.

 

d)         Ballots that do not conform to all instructions accompanying the ballot are invalid and will not be counted.

 

(Source:  Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 5115, effective April 22, 2019)