Election Laws of the State of Illinois with Forms and Instructions for Carrying the Same Into Effect

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Illinois State Journal Company, State Printers, 1906 - Election law - 211 pages
 

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Page 140 - An Act to provide for the printing and distribution of ballots at public expense, and for the nomination of candidates for public offices, to regulate the manner of holding elections, and to enforce the secrecy of the ballot...
Page 14 - If the office of auditor of public accounts, treasurer, secretary of state, attorney general, commissioner of public lands and buildings, or superintendent of public instruction, shall be vacated by death, resignation or otherwise, it shall be the duty of the governor to fill the same by appointment, and the appointee shall hold his office until his successor shall be elected and qualified In such manner as may be provided by law.
Page 14 - Lord 1848, or obtained a certificate of naturalization before any court of record in this State prior to the first day of January, in the year of our Lord 1870, or who shall be a male citizen of the United States, above the age of 21 years, shall be entitled to vote at such election.
Page 118 - Not less than fifteen days before an election to fill any public office the Secretary of State shall certify to the county clerk of each county within which any of the electors may by law vote for candidates for such office, the name and description of each person nominated for such office, as specified in the certificates of nomination filed with the Secretary of State.
Page 12 - No person shall be eligible to the office of governor or lieutenant governor who shall not have attained the age of thirty years, and been for two years next preceding his election a citizen of the United States and of this State.
Page 58 - Any person who shall, prior to an election, wilfully deface or destroy any list of candidates posted in accordance with the provisions of this act, or who, during an election, shall...
Page 59 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00...
Page 131 - ... returns or certificates thereof, may be had, or shall molest, interfere with, remove, or eject from any such place of registration or poll of election...
Page 9 - The executive department shall consist of a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Page 19 - State, and shall enter upon the duties of his office on the first Monday after the first day of January next succeeding his election.

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