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(65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-40)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-40)
(a) If the office of president is to be filled, only the names
of the 4
candidates receiving the highest number of votes for president
shall be placed on the ballot for president at the next succeeding general
municipal election. The names of candidates in a number equal to 4
the number of trustee positions to be filled receiving the highest number of
trustee, or the names of all candidates if less than 4
times the number
of trustee positions to be filled, shall be placed on the ballot for that
office at the municipal election.
(b) An elector, however, at either a primary election or a general municipal
election held under Sections 3.1-25-20 through 3.1-25-55, may write in
the names of the candidates of that elector's choice in accordance with the general
election law. If, however, the name of only one candidate for a particular
office appeared on the primary ballot, the name of the person having the
largest number of write-in votes shall not be placed upon the ballot at
the general municipal election unless the number of votes received in the
primary election by that person was at least 10% of the number of votes received
by the candidate for the same office whose name appeared on the primary ballot.
(c) If a nominee at a general primary election dies or withdraws before the general
municipal election, there shall be placed on the ballot the name of the
candidate receiving the next highest number of votes, and so on in case of
the death or withdrawal of more than one nominee.
(d) If in the application of this Section there occurs the condition
for in Section 3.1-25-45, there shall be placed on the ballot the name
of the candidate who was not chosen by lot under that Section where one
of 2 tied candidates had been placed on the ballot before the death or
withdrawal occurred. If, however, in the application of this Section, the
candidate with the next highest number of votes cannot be determined because
of a tie among 2 or more candidates, the successor nominee whose name shall
be placed on the ballot shall be determined by lot as provided in Section
(Source: P.A. 95-699, eff. 11-9-07.)