(55 ILCS 5/3-5001) (from Ch. 34, par. 3-5001)
    Sec. 3-5001. County clerk as recorder; election of recorder. The county clerk in counties having a population of less than 60,000 inhabitants shall be the recorder in his county.
    In counties having a population of 60,000 or more inhabitants, there shall be elected a recorder, as provided by law, who shall hold his office until his successor is qualified.
    If the population of any county in which a recorder has been elected decreases to less than 60,000, the voters of that county shall continue to elect a recorder if the county board adopts a resolution to continue the office of an elected recorder.
(Source: P.A. 86-962; 86-1028.)