Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Election Code. Requires that absentee ballots received by election authorities through the 10th day after an election be counted if the ballots are postmarked before the date of the election. Requires that the State Board of Elections adopt rules for the provision of election judges for the counting of those ballots.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code with respect to ballots cast by absentee, military, and overseas voters. Provides that an election authority must count a ballot received within the period after an election for counting provisional ballots if the ballot was postmarked by the midnight preceding the opening of polls on election day. Revises the language of these provisions. Effective immediately.