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10 ILCS 5/10-5
(10 ILCS 5/10-5)
(from Ch. 46, par. 10-5)
All petitions for nomination shall,
besides containing the names of candidates, specify as to each:
1. The office or offices to which such candidate or candidates shall
2. The new political party, if any, represented, expressed in not more than 5
words. However, such party shall not bear the same name as, nor include
the name of any established political party as defined in this Article.
This prohibition does not preclude any established political party from
making nominations in those cases in which it is authorized to do so.
3. The place of residence of any such candidate or candidates with
the street and number thereof, if any. In the case of electors for
President and Vice-President of the United States, the names of
candidates for President and Vice-President may be added to the party
name or appellation.
Such certificate of nomination or nomination papers in addition shall
include as a part thereof, the oath required by Section 7-10.1 of this
Act and must include a statement of candidacy for each of the candidates named
therein, except candidates for electors for President and Vice-President
of the United States. Each such statement shall set out the address of
such candidate, the office for which he is a candidate, shall state that
the candidate is qualified for the office specified and has filed (or will
file before the close of the petition filing period) a
statement of economic interests as required by the Illinois Governmental
Ethics Act, shall request that the candidate's name be placed upon the
official ballot and shall be subscribed and sworn to by such candidate
before some officer authorized to take acknowledgments of deeds in this
State, and may be in substantially the following form:
State of Illinois)
I,...., being first duly sworn, say that I reside at.... street, in
the city (or village) of.... in the county of.... State of Illinois;
and that I am a qualified voter therein; that I am a candidate for
election to the office of.... to be voted upon at the election to be
held on the.... day of....,.....; and that I am legally qualified
to hold such office and that I have filed (or will file before the close
of the petition filing period) a statement of economic
interests as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, and I
hereby request that my name be printed upon the official ballot for
election to such office.
Subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me by.... who is to me
personally known, this.... day of....,......
(Seal, if officer has one.)
In addition, a new political party petition shall have attached thereto
a certificate stating the names and addresses of the party officers authorized
to fill vacancies in nomination pursuant to Section 10-11.
Nomination papers filed under this Section are not valid if the
candidate named therein fails to file a statement of economic interests
as required by the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act in relation to his
candidacy with the appropriate officer by the end of the period for the
filing of nomination papers unless he has filed a statement of economic
interests in relation to the same governmental unit with that officer
during the same calendar year as the year in which such nomination
papers were filed. If the nomination papers of any candidate and the
statement of economic interest of that candidate are not required to be
filed with the same officer, the candidate must file with the officer
with whom the nomination papers are filed a receipt from the officer
with whom the statement of economic interests is filed showing the date
on which such statement was filed. Such receipt shall be so filed not
later than the last day on which nomination papers may be filed.
(Source: P.A. 84-551.)