(65 ILCS 5/3.1-15-40)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-15-40)
Staggered elections under minority plans.
that adopt or have adopted the minority representation plan for the
election of aldermen and have
not already staggered the terms of their aldermen, the city council may
provide by ordinance that at any ensuing general municipal election
for city officers the aldermen in every alternate district shall be elected
for one term of 2 years and, at the expiration of that term of 2 years,
for regular terms of 4 years. This Section does not prohibit a city from
voting in favor of a 2 year term for city officers as provided in Section
3.1-10-65. The provisions of the general election law shall govern elections
under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 87-1119.)