(10 ILCS 5/6A-2)
(from Ch. 46, par. 6A-2)
Submission to voters.
(a) Whenever registered voters in a county described in subsection (a) of Section 6A-1, numbering at least 1,000 or 1/8
of the number voting at the last preceding general election in the county,
whichever is less, petition the circuit court to submit to the electors of
the county a proposition to establish a county board of election
commissioners, the circuit court shall cause such proposition to be
submitted to the electors of the county at the next succeeding general
(b) If the county board of a county described in subsection (c) of Section 6A-1 passes an ordinance or resolution establishing a county board of election commissioners, then the proposition to establish a county board of election commissioners shall be submitted to the electors of that county at the next possible general election. The board shall certify the ordinance or resolution and the proposition to the proper election officials who shall submit the proposition at the next general election in accordance with the general election law.
(c) The proposition shall be submitted in the same manner as provided
in Article 6 for the adoption of Articles 6, 14 and 18 by cities, villages
and incorporated towns, except that the question shall be stated: "Shall a
board of election commissioners be established for .... County?"
(Source: P.A. 98-115, eff. 7-29-13.)