(55 ILCS 5/1-4004)
(from Ch. 34, par. 1-4004)
Effect of vote.
If a majority of the votes
polled in each of such counties at such election shall be in
favor of said proposition, all that territory included within
the established boundaries of the petitioning county, shall be
united and annexed to the adjoining county, and such petitioning
county, shall cease to have any separate existence as a county,
but shall be merged into and form an integral part of such
adjoining county, in fact and in name, at the time and in the
manner hereinafter provided.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)