(65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-80)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-80)
Referendum; districting and election of trustees.
petition signed by not less than 5% of the electors
of a village with a population of 5,000 or more requests that the
question of districting the village and electing trustees, one from each
district, be submitted to the electors of the village, this question
shall be certified by the municipal clerk to the proper election authority,
who shall submit the proposition at the next general state or municipal
election in the village. The petition shall be presented in accordance
with the general election law.
shall be in substantially the following form:
Shall the village be divided into 6 districts with
If the question receives the favorable vote of a
majority of all votes cast on the proposition, the board of trustees
shall proceed to district the village, and the election of trustees for
the village thereafter shall be in accordance with Section 3.1-25-75.
(Source: P.A. 87-1119.)