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10 ILCS 5/5-15
(10 ILCS 5/5-15)
(from Ch. 46, par. 5-15)
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 nine
o'clock a.m. and six o'clock p.m. of the Monday and Tuesday of the third
week immediately preceding the week in which such April 10, 1962 Primary
Election is to be held, make application in writing, before such County
Clerk, to have any name upon such register of any precinct erased.
Thereafter such application shall be made between the hours of nine o'clock
a.m. and six o'clock p.m. of Monday and Tuesday of the second week prior
to the week in which any county, city, village, township, or incorporated
town election is to be held. 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 .... ) of
the .... District .... town of .... do hereby solemnly swear (or affirm) that
.... registered from No. .... Street is not a qualified voter in the ....
precinct of the .... ward of the city (village or town) of .... or of the
.... district town of .... 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
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 the Clerk. Thereupon notice of such application,
with a demand to appear before the County Clerk and show cause why his name
shall not be erased from the register, shall be mailed by special
delivery, duly stamped and directed, to such person, to the address upon
said register at least 4 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 the 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 the 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 may be dismissed by the County Clerk.
Any voter making such application or applications shall be privileged
from arrest while presenting the same to the County Clerk, and whilst going
to and returning from the office of the County Clerk.
(Source: P.A. 100-1027, eff. 1-1-19