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Organisation : State Board of Elections
Facility : General Primary Election
State : Illinois
Country : United States

General Primary Election : https://www.electionin.org/uploads/875-2016ElectionCalendar(1).pdf
Home Page : https://www.elections.il.gov/Default.aspx

General Primary Election :
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
First day of period during which independent expenditures of $1000 or more made by a political committee must be reported electronically within five (5) business days after making the independent expenditure.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
First day of period during which any receipt of a contribution of $1000 or more by a political committee participating in the election, must be reported within two (2) business days following its receipt.

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
Last day of period during which independent expenditures of $1000 or more made by a political committee must be reported electronically within five (5) business days after making the independent expenditure.

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
Last day of period during which any receipt of a contribution of $1000 or more by a political committee participating in the election, must be reported within two (2) business days following its receipt.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016 GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION

This calendar includes all offices to be nominated and/or elected at the federal, state and county General Primary Elections in March and at the General Election in November.
This calendar may be amended to include new legislation and court decisions. Please visit the Illinois State Board of Election’s website (www.elections.il.gov) for any updates.

The following definitions are employed as related to this calendar:
“ELECTION AUTHORITY” – The County Clerk, the Municipal Board of Election Commissioners or the County Board of Election Commissioners.

“LOCAL ELECTION OFFICIAL” – The clerk or secretary of a unit of local government or school district.
This calendar does not include the nomination and/or election of officials of municipalities, townships, libraries, parks, school districts or other special districts.

“BUSINESS DAY” – Any day in which the office of an election authority, local election official or the State Board of Elections is open to the public for a minimum of seven (7) hours. (10 ILCS 5/1-3)

FILING AND REGISTRATION DATES :
(a) If the first or last day fixed by law to do any act required or allowed by this Code falls on a State holiday or a Saturday or a Sunday, the period shall extend through the first business day following the day otherwise fixed as the last day for filing or the close of registration, irrespective of whether any election authority or local election official conducts business on the State holiday, Saturday or Sunday. [10 ILCS 5/1-6(a)]

(b) For purposes of this section “State Holiday” means New Year’s Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, Lincoln’s Birthday, President’s Day, Casimir Pulaski’s Birthday, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and any other day declared by the President of the United States or the Governor of Illinois to be a day during which the agencies of the State of Illinois that are ordinarily open to do business with the public shall be closed for business. [10 ILCS 5/1-6(b)]

NUMBER OF SIGNATURES – To receive specific signature requirements for any particular office, candidates should contact the election authority or the local election official who is responsible for receiving the filing of the petition for nomination and/or election to office.
All citations contained herein are “Illinois Compiled Statutes, 2014.”

Springfield Office :
2329 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday,
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone:
217-782-4141
Fax:
217-782-5959

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