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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 20/) Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941.

65 ILCS 20/prec. Sec. 21-22

 
    (65 ILCS 20/prec. Sec. 21-22 heading)
ELECTION OF ALDERMEN

65 ILCS 20/21-22

    (65 ILCS 20/21-22) (from Ch. 24, par. 21-22)
    Sec. 21-22. General election for aldermen; vacancies.
    (a) A general election for aldermen shall be held in the year 1943 and every 4 years thereafter, at which one alderman shall be elected from each of the 50 wards provided for by this Article. The aldermen elected shall serve for a term of 4 years beginning at noon on the third Monday in May following the election of city officers, and until their successors are elected and have qualified. All elections for aldermen shall be in accordance with the provisions of law in force and operative in the City of Chicago for such elections at the time the elections are held.
    (b) Vacancies occurring in the office of alderman shall be filled in the manner prescribed for filling vacancies in Section 3.1-10-51 of the Illinois Municipal Code. An appointment to fill a vacancy shall be made within 60 days after the vacancy occurs. The requirement that an appointment be made within 60 days is an exclusive power and function of the State and is a denial and limitation under Article VII, Section 6, subsection (h) of the Illinois Constitution of the power of a home rule municipality to require that an appointment be made within a different period after the vacancy occurs.
(Source: P.A. 95-1041, eff. 3-25-09.)

65 ILCS 20/21-23

    (65 ILCS 20/21-23) (from Ch. 24, par. 21-23)
    Sec. 21-23. Salaries of aldermen.
    The aldermen in office when this article is adopted and the aldermen elected under the provisions of this article may receive for their services such compensation as shall be fixed by ordinance, at the rate of not to exceed eight thousand dollars per annum for each alderman.
(Source: Laws 1953, p. 1781.)