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10 ILCS 5/7-42

    (10 ILCS 5/7-42) (from Ch. 46, par. 7-42)
    Sec. 7-42. Any person entitled to vote at such primary shall, on the day of such primary, with the consent of his employer be entitled to absent himself from any service or employment in which he is then engaged or employed for a period of two hours between the time of opening and closing the polls. The employer may specify the hours during which said employe may absent himself.
(Source: Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1.)