(10 ILCS 5/6-27)
(from Ch. 46, par. 6-27)
Every person having resided in the State and in election
precinct 30 days next preceding any election therein and who shall be a
citizen of the United States of the age of 18 or more years, shall be
entitled to vote at such elections described in the last preceding
After the first registration provided by this Article, the vote of no
person, other than an elector voting pursuant to Article 20 of this Act
or exempt under Section 6-67.01 or 6-67.02 of this Article from
registration, shall be received in any election conducted under the
provisions of this Article 6 or Articles 14 and 18 of this Act unless
such person has registered under the provisions of this Article in the
precinct in which such person resides. For the purposes of this
Article, the word "election" shall include primary.
No person shall be entitled to be registered in or from any precinct
unless such person shall, by the date of the election next following,
have resided in the State and within the precinct for 30 days, and be
otherwise qualified to vote at such election. Every applicant who shall
be 18 years of age on the day of the next election shall be permitted to
register, if otherwise qualified.
To constitute residence under this Act, Article 3 is controlling.
(Source: P.A. 81-953.)