(55 ILCS 5/3-12009)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-12009)
Political activity by employees.
(a) No employee shall:
(1) Use any political endorsement in connection with any
appointment to a position in the county classified service, or
(2) Use or promise to use any official authority or influence for
the purpose of influencing the vote or political action of any person or
for any consideration.
(b) Any person in the county service who violates any of the
provisions of this Section shall be subject to such penalties as are
determined by the commission and promulgated in the merit employment
(c) The provisions of this Section shall be construed as subordinate
to any federal prohibitions against political activity by employees in
the county classified service.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)