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(10 ILCS 5/4-12)
(from Ch. 46, par. 4-12)
Any voter or voters in the township, city, village or
incorporated town containing such precinct, and any precinct committeeperson
in the county, may, between the hours of 9:00
a.m. and 5:00 p.m. of Monday and Tuesday of the second week prior to the
week in which the 1970 primary election for the nomination of candidates
for State and county offices or any election thereafter is to be held, make
application in writing, to the county clerk, to have any name upon the
register of any precinct erased. Such application shall be, in substance,
in the words and figures following:
"I being a qualified voter, registered from No. .... Street in the ....
precinct of the .... ward of the city (village or town of) .... (or of the
.... town of ....) do hereby solemnly swear (or affirm) that ....
registered from No. .... Street is not a qualified voter in the ....
precinct of .... ward of the city (village or town) of .... (or of the ....
town of ....) and hence I ask that his name be erased from the register of
such precinct for the following reason .....
Affiant further says that he has personal knowledge of the facts set
forth in the above affidavit.
Subscribed and sworn to before me on (insert date).
Such application shall be signed and sworn to by the applicant before
the county clerk or any deputy authorized by the county clerk for that
purpose, and filed with said clerk. Thereupon notice of such application,
and of the time and place of hearing thereon, with a demand to appear
before the county clerk and show cause why his name shall not be erased
from said register, shall be mailed, in an envelope duly stamped and
directed to such person at the address upon said register, at least four
days before the day fixed in said notice to show cause. If such person has provided the election authority with an e-mail address, then the election authority shall also send the same notice by electronic mail at least 4 days before the day fixed in said notice to show cause.
A like notice shall be mailed to the person or persons making the
application to have the name upon such register erased to appear and show
cause why said name should be erased, the notice to set out the day and
hour of such hearing. If the voter making such application fails to appear
before said clerk at the time set for the hearing as fixed in the said
notice or fails to show cause why the name upon such register shall be
erased, the application to erase may be dismissed by the county clerk.
Any voter making the application is privileged from arrest while
presenting it to the county clerk, and while going to and from the office
of the county clerk.
(Source: P.A. 100-1027, eff. 1-1-19