(35 ILCS 200/3-50)
Election of county assessors - Counties of 3,000,000 or more.
In all counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the office of county
assessor, heretofore created and established, is hereby continued.
The county assessor shall be elected as provided in the general election law,
at the general election in 1994 and every fourth year thereafter to hold office
for a term of 4 years from the first Monday of December, and until a successor
is elected and qualified. Any vacancy in office shall be filled by
appointment as provided in the general election law, until the next regular
election of county officers when a successor shall be elected for the
unexpired term or for the full term as the case may require. The county
assessor shall take the oath and give the bond herein required of other
assessors and of supervisors of assessments and shall receive such compensation
payable from the county treasury in an amount set by the county board. The
amount so set shall not be changed during the term for which he or she is
elected or appointed. The county assessor shall also have a suitable office to
be provided by the county board.
(Source: P.A. 83-121; 88-455.)