(10 ILCS 5/24B-5.1)
Instruction of Voters; Instruction
Model; Partiality to Political Party; Manner of Instruction.
Before entering the voting booth each voter shall be offered
instruction in the marking of the Precinct Tabulation Optical
Scan Technology ballot sheet. In instructing voters, no precinct
official may show partiality to any political party. The duties of
instruction shall be discharged by a judge from each of the
political parties represented and they shall alternate serving as
instructor so that each judge shall serve a like time at such
duties. No instructions may be given after the voter has entered
the voting booth.
No precinct official, or person assisting a voter may in any
manner request, suggest, or seek to persuade or induce any voter
to cast his or her vote for any particular ticket, candidate, amendment,
question or proposition. All instructions shall be given by
precinct officials in a manner that it may be observed by
other persons in the polling place.
(Source: P.A. 89-394, eff. 1-1-97; 89-700, eff. 1-17-97.)