(10 ILCS 5/12-1)
(from Ch. 46, par. 12-1)
At least 60 days prior to each general and consolidated election,
the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach
elderly voters and voters with disabilities, of the availability of registration and
voting aids under the Federal Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and
Handicapped Act, of the availability of assistance in marking the ballot,
procedures for voting by vote by mail ballot, and procedures for voting
early by personal appearance.
At least 30 days before any general election, and at least 20 days
before any special congressional election, the
county clerk shall publish a notice of the election in 2 or more
newspapers published in the county, city, village,
incorporated town or town, as the case may be, or if there is no such
newspaper, then in any 2 or more newspapers published in the
county and having a general circulation throughout the community. The
notice may be substantially as follows:
Notice is hereby given that on (give date), at (give the place of
holding the election and the name of the precinct or district) in the
county of (name county), an election will be held for (give the title of
the several offices to be filled), which election will be open at 6:00
a.m. and continued open until 7:00 p.m. of that day.
Dated at .... on (insert date).
(Source: P.A. 98-1171, eff. 6-1-15; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)