(10 ILCS 5/18-10) (from Ch. 46, par. 18-10)
    Sec. 18-10. Each batch of ten ballots counted by the judges of election shall, as soon as counted, read and tallied, be strung upon a strong string, thread or twine in the order in which they have been read; and each batch shall thus be disposed of before the commencement of the count as to the next batch.
    Where voting machines or electronic voting systems are used, the provisions of this section may be modified as required or authorized by Article 24 or Article 24A, whichever is applicable.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 2220.)