(10 ILCS 5/19A-20)
Temporary branch polling places.
(a) In addition to permanent polling places for early voting, the election
authority may establish temporary branch polling places for early voting.
(b) The provisions of subsection (b) of Section 19A-15 do not apply to a
temporary polling place. Voting at a temporary branch polling place may be
conducted on any one or more days and during any hours within the period for
early voting by personal appearance that are determined by the election
(c) The schedules for conducting voting do not need to be uniform among the
temporary branch polling places.
(d) The legal rights and remedies which inure to the owner or lessor of
private property are not impaired or otherwise affected by the leasing of the
property for use as a temporary branch polling place for early voting, except
to the extent necessary to conduct early voting at that location.
(e) In a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, the election authority in the county shall establish a temporary branch polling place under this Section in the county jail. Only a resident of a county who is in custody at the county jail and who has not been convicted of the offense for which the resident is in custody is eligible to vote at a temporary branch polling place established under this subsection. The temporary branch polling place established under this subsection shall allow a voter to vote in the same elections that the voter would be entitled to vote in where the voter resides. To the maximum extent feasible, voting booths or screens shall be provided to ensure the privacy of the voter.
All provisions of this Code applicable to pollwatchers shall apply to a temporary branch polling place under this subsection (e), subject to approval from the election authority and the county jail, except that nonpartisan pollwatchers shall be limited to one per division within the jail instead of one per precinct. A county that establishes a temporary branch polling place inside a county jail in accordance with this subsection (e) shall adhere to all requirements of this subsection (e). All requirements of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Sections 203 and 208 of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act shall apply to this subsection (e).
(Source: P.A. 101-442, eff. 1-1-20