(10 ILCS 5/4-18.01)
(from Ch. 46, par. 4-18.01)
Each registered voter lacking a permanent abode shall be
canvassed by the county clerk before each election. The canvass shall be by
mail sent not later than 49 days preceding the election to the mailing
address listed on the voter's registration record card. The clerk shall
include in the mailing a postage prepaid return postcard. The voter must
certify on the postcard his or her continued residence at the registration
address and mail the postcard back to the clerk so that it is postmarked no
later than the 26th day preceding the election.
If an application for registration is presented within the 49 day period
preceding an election, then this Section shall not apply and the provisions
of this Article with respect to the mailing of a verification of a
registration notice shall be a canvass, except that such notice shall be
mailed to the registrant's mailing address.
(Source: P.A. 87-1241.)