Bill Status of HB5604 101st General Assembly
Short Description: MUNI ELECTIONS-ELIGIBLE VOTERS
Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to create a voter registration affidavit for 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds to register to vote in municipal elections. Provides that the voter registration affidavit shall state that it does not entitle an individual to vote for candidates in any other election other than municipal elections or on any referendum or public question that may appear on the ballot. Provides that municipal elections are considered non-State elections and not subject to the age requirement in the Illinois Constitution.