(10 ILCS 5/23-1.11a)
(from Ch. 46, par. 23-1.11a)
Election contest - Statewide - Assessment of Costs.
Supreme Court shall also make a determination of costs to be assessed,
taking into consideration any recommended assessment of a Circuit Judge.
The Court may decline to assess costs against a prevailing party, and may
not assess costs in excess of $75,000 against any one party.
All assessments shall be paid as the Supreme Court determines, but in
such manner as to directly reimburse any election authority whose records
or equipment were examined for the costs of such examination or the State
Board of Elections, as the case may be. In the event a county or city
controls the funds of an election authority, such county or city shall
allocate the funds received in payment of such expenses as directed by the
(Source: P.A. 86-873.)