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5/4-23. Military or naval service personnel; registration; affidavits

IL ST CH 10 § 5/4-23West's Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes AnnotatedChapter 10. Elections (Approx. 2 pages)

5/4-23. Military or naval service personnel; registration; affidavits

IL ST CH 10 § 5/4-23West's Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes AnnotatedChapter 10. Elections (Approx. 2 pages)

West's Smith-Hurd Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated
Chapter 10. Elections
Act 5. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article 4. Registration of Electors in Counties Having a Population of Less than 500,000 (Refs & Annos)
10 ILCS 5/4-23
Formerly cited as IL ST CH 46 ¶ 4-23
5/4-23. Military or naval service personnel; registration; affidavits
§ 4-23. The provisions of this Article 4, so far as they require the registration of voters as a condition to their being allowed to vote, shall not apply to persons otherwise entitled to vote, who are, at the time of the election, or at any time within 60 days prior to such election have been, engaged in the military or naval service of the United States, and who appear personally at the polling place on election day and produce to the judges of election satisfactory evidence thereof, but such persons, if otherwise qualified to vote, shall be permitted to vote at such election without previous registration.
All such persons shall also make an affidavit which shall be in substantially the following form:
“State of Illinois
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ss.
County of
 
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.......... Precinct .......... Ward
I, .........., do solemnly swear (or affirm), that I am a citizen of the United States, of the age of 18 years or over, and that within the past 60 days prior to the date of this election at which I am applying to vote, I have been engaged in the ... (military or naval) service of the United States; and I am qualified to vote under and by virtue of the Constitution and laws of the State of Illinois, and that I am a legally qualified voter of this precinct and ward except that I have, because of such service, been unable to register as a voter; that I now reside at ... (insert street and number, if any) in this precinct and ward, that I have maintained a legal residence in this precinct and ward for 30 days and in the State 30 days next preceding this election.
..........
Subscribed and sworn to before me on (insert date).
..........
Judge of Election.”
The affidavit of any such person shall be supported by the affidavit of a resident and qualified voter of any such precinct and ward, which affidavit shall be in substantially the following form:
“State of Illinois
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ss.
County of
 
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.......... Precinct .......... Ward
I, ..., do solemnly swear (or affirm), that I am a resident of this precinct and ward and entitled to vote at this election; that I am acquainted with ... (name of the applicant); that I verily believe him or her to be an actual bona fide resident of this precinct and ward and that I verily believe that he or she has maintained a legal residence therein 30 days, and in this State 30 days next preceding this election.
..........
Subscribed and sworn to before me on (insert date).
..........
Judge of Election.”

Credits

Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1, § 4-23, eff. July 1, 1943. Amended by Laws 1944, First Sp.Sess., p. 6, § 1, eff. July 1, 1944; P.A. 77-1653, § 1, eff. Sept. 27, 1971; P.A. 79-88, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1975; P.A. 79-1364, § 1, eff. Aug. 6, 1976; P.A. 80-178, § 1, eff. Aug. 3, 1977; P.A. 84-551, § 32, eff. Sept. 18, 1985; P.A. 91-357, § 10, eff. July 29, 1999.
10 I.L.C.S. 5/4-23, IL ST CH 10 § 5/4-23
Current through P.A. 103-585 of the 2024 Reg. Sess. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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