(70 ILCS 1205/2-9) (from Ch. 105, par. 2-9)
    Sec. 2-9. Candidates for park commissioner elected at the election to determine whether or not a General Park District shall be formed shall be nominated in the same manner and form as prescribed in the general election law, except that the petition for nomination shall be filed with the clerk of the circuit court and shall have the signatures of no less than 25 qualified voters. Candidates for the initial board of commissioners shall file nomination petitions within the time prescribed by the general election law.
    In the event that such park district is organized, then the five persons who shall have received the highest number of votes for commissioners each at such election shall be declared the commissioners of said district.
(Source: P.A. 81-1490.)