(10 ILCS 5/13-10a)
(from Ch. 46, par. 13-10a; formerly Ch. 46, pars. 901, 902, 903, 904, 905 and 906)
Compensation of judges of special district referenda.
(a) Unless compensation is otherwise provided by law, if a county or
municipality elects to compensate a judge of election who serves a referendum
that has been called to create a special district, the judge shall be
compensated in the same amount as provided for judges of election in Section
(b) Where the proposed special district being voted upon in an
election is wholly included in, or is coterminous with, a municipality, the
cost of compensating the judges of election may be borne by the municipality.
(c) Where the proposed special district being voted upon in an
election does not fall entirely within one municipality, the cost of
compensating the judges of election may be borne by the county, and where the
district includes territory in more than one county, the compensation costs may
be apportioned between or among the counties according to the number of
precincts within each county that lie in the proposed district.
(d) Where the referendum for a special district is ordered by a court,
and the judges of election are appointed by the court, the court, at the
request of a municipality or county, shall assess the cost of compensating the
election judges and shall submit a bill for payment to the municipality or
(e) Where the referendum for a special district is conducted by a
county clerk or by a board of election commissioners, the clerk or board,
at the request of a municipality or county, shall assess the cost of
compensation of election judges, and shall submit a bill for payment to the
municipality or county.
(f) No judge of election who is compensated for services as an election
judge under any other Section or Act shall be compensated for simultaneous
service in a referendum under the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 87-1052.)