ELEC-TWNSHIP STRAIGHT VOTING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Election Code. Permits a county board by ordinance to
approve straight party voting by a single vote for township elections
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the ordinance authorizing straight party, single
ticket voting for township offices must be an ordinance of the town-
ship board, rather than the county board, and must be approved not
less than 61 days before the consolidated election.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Specifies that the straight party single vote is for political
parties. Changes the deadline for approving the ordinance to 78 days
before the consolidated election. Requires the township board to
certify its ordinance to the election authority within one day after
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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