(10 ILCS 5/19-7)
(from Ch. 46, par. 19-7)
(a) Upon receipt of such vote by mail voter's ballot, the election
authority shall forthwith enclose the same unopened, together with the
application made by said vote by mail voter in a large or carrier envelope
which shall be securely sealed and endorsed with the name and official
title of such officer and the words, "This envelope contains a vote by mail ballot and must be opened on election day," together with the number and
description of the precinct in which said ballot is to be voted, and
such officer shall thereafter safely keep the same in his office until
counted by him as provided in the next section.
(b) Within one day after receipt of such vote by mail voter's ballot, the election authority shall transmit, by electronic means pursuant to a process established by the State Board of Elections, the voter's name, street address, e-mail address, and precinct, ward, township, and district numbers, as the case may be, to the State Board of Elections, which shall maintain those names and that information in an electronic format on its website, arranged by county and accessible to State and local political committees.
(Source: P.A. 98-115, eff. 7-29-13; 98-1171, eff. 6-1-15