(15 ILCS 310/8)
(from Ch. 124, par. 108)
There shall be a Merit Commission for the Office
of the Secretary of State, composed of 5 members appointed by the Secretary
of State with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members
of the Commission shall be persons in sympathy with the application of merit
principles to public employment in the Office of the Secretary of State.
Not more than 3 members may be affiliated with the same political party.
(Source: P.A. 89-375, eff. 8-18-95.)