(10 ILCS 5/10-10.1)
(from Ch. 46, par. 10-10.1)
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Section, a
candidate or objector aggrieved by the decision of an
electoral board may secure judicial review of such decision in the circuit
court of the county in which the hearing of the electoral board was held.
The party seeking judicial review must file a petition with the clerk of
the court and must serve a copy of the petition upon the electoral board and other parties to the proceeding by registered or certified mail within 5 days after service of the decision of the electoral board as provided in Section 10-10. The
petition shall contain a brief statement of the reasons why the decision of
the board should be reversed. The petitioner shall file proof of service with the clerk
of the court. No answer to the petition need be filed, but the electoral board shall cause the record of proceedings before the electoral board to be filed with the clerk of the court on or before the date of the hearing on the petition or as ordered by the court.
The court shall set the matter for hearing to be held within 30 days
after the filing of the petition and shall make its decision promptly after
(b) An objector or proponent aggrieved by the decision of an electoral board
regarding a petition filed pursuant to Section 18-120 of the Property Tax
may secure a review of such decision by the State Board of Elections. The
party seeking such review must file a petition therefor with the State Board of
Elections within 10 days after the decision of the electoral board. Any such
objector or proponent may apply for and obtain judicial review of a decision of
the State Board of Elections entered under this amendatory Act of 1985, in
accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Review Law, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 96-1008, eff. 7-6-10.)