WINKEL, BURKE, PARKE, DART, MCAULIFFE, BEAUBIEN,
LINDNER AND WINTERS.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois
Constitution. Beginning with members elected in 2004, changes the
House of Representatives from a 118-member body elected from 118
districts to a 117-member body elected from 39 districts of 3 members
each. Prohibits a political party from limiting its nominations to
less than 3 candidates in a Representative District. Permits a voter
to cast 3 votes among one, 2, or 3 candidates for Representative.
Requires the Representative Districts to be redistricted in 2003 in
the same manner as decennial redistricting of Legislative and
Representative Districts. Effective upon being declared adopted and
applies to the election of Representatives in 2004 and thereafter.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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