(10 ILCS 5/23-29)
(from Ch. 46, par. 23-29)
When the person whose election is contested is found to have
received the highest number of legal votes, but the election is declared
null by reason of legal disqualification on his part, or for other causes,
the person receiving the next highest number of votes shall not be declared
elected, but the election shall be declared void.
(Source: Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1.)