Illinois Election Laws

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Secretary of State, 1865 - Election law

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Page 9 - 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 twenty-one years, shall be entitled to vote at such election.
Page 11 - States court, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars and imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year.
Page 9 - If the office of the auditor of public accounts, treasurer, secretary of Stale, attorney-general, 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 37 - If the elector marks more names than there are , persons to be elected to an office, or if, for any reason, it is impossible to determine the voter's choice for an office to be filled, his ballot shall not be counted for such office.
Page 5 - The General Assembly shall provide for the times of holding court in each county ; which shall not be changed, except by the General Assembly next preceding the general election for judges of said courts ; but additional terms may be provided for in any county. The election for judges of the circuit courts shall be held on the first Monday in June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, and every six years thereafter.
Page 9 - Electors shall, in all cases except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning from the same.
Page 9 - No elector shall be deemed to have lost his residence in this state by reason of his absence on business of the United States, or of this state, or in the military or naval service of the United States.
Page 46 - ... county ninety days, and in the election district thirty days next preceding any election therein, who was an elector in this State on the first day of April, in the year of our Lord...
Page 32 - ... so constructed and placed that only such persons as are inside said rail can approach within six feet of the ballot boxes, and of such voting shelves or compartments.
Page 39 - ... go beyond the limits of the United States, with intent to avoid any draft into the military or naval service, lawfully ordered, shall...

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