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is shall be fixed by ordinance, at the rate of not to exceed five thousand dollars per annum for each alderman. The salaries of the aldermen elected at the first general election for aldermen provided for in this Act shall be fixed by the outgoing council.

PART FIVE.
CONCERN ING THE REDISTRICTING OF THE CITY IN TO WARDS.

SECTION 1. CITY To HAVE FIFTY wards.] The City of Chicago shill be divided into fifty wards. In the formation of wards the population of each shall be as nearly equal as practicable and each shall be composed of contiguous and compact territory. § 2. ADDITIONAL TERRITORY TO BE ANNEXED To ExistiNG WARDS.] Whenever territory is annexed to the city, the city council shall by Ordinance declare it a part of the ward or wards which it adjoins: Provided, that at any time after such territory is annexed the city ouncil may provide for the redistricting of the city in accordance with the provision of this Act. § 3. CITY To BE REDISTRICTED AFTER ADOPTION of THE ACT.] Within three months after the adoption of this Act by the voters it shall be the duty of the city council to pass an ordinance redistricting the city into fifty wards in accordance with the provisions of this Act. Such redistricting of the city shall not apply to the general election for aldermen to be held in the year 1920, but shall apply to the first general election thereafter and until the city is again redistricted as herein provided for. All elections of aldermen shall be held from o present wards until a redistricting is had as provided for in this Act. § 4. WHEN REDISTRICTING ordin ANCE TAKEs EFFECT-substiTTE on DINANCE MAY BE subMITTED.] No such redistricting ordinance soll take effect until the expiration of 15 days after its passage. If Within such 15 days one-fifth or more of the aldermen elected, who * not vote to pass such redistricting ordinance, file with the city clerk Proposed substitute ordinance redistricting the city in accordance with 'he provisions of this Act, together with a petition signed by them *manding that the question of the adoption of the redistricting ordi"once passed by the city council, together with the question of the option of such substitute ordinance, be submitted to the voters, then such redistricting ordinance passed by the city council shall not go into "t until the question of this adoption shall have been submitted to * Popular vote: Provided, that no alderman shall have the right to * Hoore than one such petition. Upon the expiration of such 15 *Ys the city clerk shall promptly certify to the board of election com"losioners of the City of Chicago, the ordinance passed by the city oil and such substitute ordinance or ordinances and petition oo and it shall thereupon be the duty of the board of election "osioners to submit the ordinances so certified to a popular vote * the next general, municipal, or special election. to be held in and

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for the entire city not less than 40 days after the passage of such redistricting ordinance by the city council. § 5. FAILURE of council. To ACT-ONE-FIFTII of THE ALDER: MEN MAY SUBMIT REDISTRICTING ordi NANCE.] If the city council shall fail at any time to pass a redistricting ordinance as required herein, one-fifth or more of the aldermen elected shall have the right to file with the city clerk, not less than 40 days before the date of holding any general, municipal, or special election, to be held in and for the entire city, an ordinance redistricting the city in accordance with the provisions of this Act, together with a petition signed by them demanding that such ordinance be submitted to the legal voters at the next such election in and for the entire city to be held not less than 40 days after the filing of such ordinance and petition: Provided, that no alderman shall have the right to sign more than one such petition. Upon the expiration of the time for filing any such ordinance the city clerk shall promptly certify to the board of election commissioners of the City of Chicago any ordinance or ordinances, together with any petition or petitions, so filed and thereupon it shall be the duty of the Doard of election commissioners to submit such ordinance or ordinances to a popular vote at the election specified in such petition or petitions: Provided, that if, after the filing of any such ordinance and petition and not less than 40 days prior to such election, the city council shall pass an ordinance redistricting the city, then the question of the adoption of any ordinance or ordinances filed with the city clerk in accordance with the provisions of this 'section shall not be submitted to a popular vote. However, after such action by the city council, a substitute ordinance or ordinances may be proposed in the manner provided in section 4 hereof. § 6. REDISTRICTING ordi NANCE subMITTED–ForM of BALLOT. If the question of the adoption of one of two or more redistricting ordinances is submitted to the voters at any election, the ballots used for the submission of such proposition shall, in addition to the other requirements of law, conform substantially to the following requirements: 1. Above the propositions submitted the following words shall be printed in capital letters: “PROPOSITIONS FOR THE REDISTRICTING OF THE ("ITY OF CHICAGO.” 2. Immediately below said words shall be printed in small letters the direction to voters: “Vote for ()ne.”

3. Following thereupon shall be printed each proposition to be well upon in substantially the following form:

| For the adoption of an ordinance for the redistricting of the City of Chicago (here insert “passed by the city council” or “proposed by Aldermen (here insert names of the aldermen signing petition)” as the case may require). | For the adoption of an ordinance for the redistricting | t | |

of the City of Chicago proposed by Aldermen (here insert names of the aldermen signing the petition).

Whenever the question of the adoption of but one redistricting oilance shall be submitted to the voters, the form of the ballot shall * substantially as follows:

: s | Shall the ordinance proposed by Aldermen YES | |Here insert the names of the aldermen —— signing the petition) be adopted 2 N() T-

* All the propositions shall be printed in uniform type. § 1. REDISTRicting ord NANCE's BMITTED–wines Approved AND IN EFFECT.] If the question of the adoption of one of two or more *istricting ordinances is submitted to the voters at any election, the "inance for which the highest number of votes is cast shall be * A\toved and shall thereupon be in force and effect. If the o of the adoption of but one such ordinance is submitted at any f o o a majority of the votes cast thereon are for the adoption such o inance, it shall thereupon be in force and effect ; otherwise "nance shall not go into effect. o ELECTION AND BALL01, Laws to Apply wrossos ...] All election and ballot laws in force in the City of Chińs Verning the submission of propositions to a popular vote or ap"" thereto and not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act all apply to and govern the submission of any propositions herein Provided for. or o o IN 1931 AND DECENNIALLY THEREAFTER.] On After, th e first day of December, 1931, and every ten years there'''", "ity council shall by ordinance redistrict the city on the this Act ! national census of the preceding year. All provisions of !" "lilting to redistricting of the city immediately following the this Act, including the provisions for the filing and subsubstitute or other redistricting ordinances, shall apply with

"d effect to the redistricting of the city in 1931 and decenhereafter.

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§ 2. This Act shall not be in force in the City of Chicago until the question of its adoption shall first have been submitted to the legal voters of the City of Chicago and approved by a majority of those voting thereon. The question of the adoption of this Act by the City of Chicago shall be submitted to such legal voters at the first general, municipal. or special election, to be held in and for the entire city after the passage of this Act, or before that time at a special election to be called by the city council by ordinance. ” If this Act shall fail to be adopted at the election aforesaid by a majority of the legal voters of the City of Chicago voting thereon, the city council of the City of Chicago may by ordinance direct that the question of the adoption of this Act be again submitted to such legal voters at any such general, municipal, or special election in and for the entire city to be held not loss than thirty days from and after the passage of such ordinance, and not less than 15 months prior to the expiration of the term of the mayor in office at the time of the passage of such ordinance. The city clerk of the City of Chicago shall promptly certify the passage of such ordinance to the board of election commissioners of the City of Chicago, and it shall thereupon be the duty of said board of election commissioners to submit the question of the adoption of this Act to such legal voters at such election. If this Act shall fail to be adopted at the election first provided for herein by a majority of the legal voters thereon, the question of the adoption of this Act may also again be submitted to the legal voters of the City of Chicago, at any general, municipal, or special election, to be held in and for the entire city not less than forty days from and after the filing of the petition hereinafter provided for, and not less than 15 months prior to the expiration of the term of the mayor in office at the time of filing such petition, in the following manner: A petition signed by legal voters of the city equal in number to at least five per cent of the legal voters of the city voting at the last oreceding election for mayor, demanding the submission of the question of the adoption of this Act, may be filed with said board of election commissioners and it shall thereupon be the duty of said board of election commissioners to submit the question of the adoption of this Act to such legal voters at the election specified in said petition. If this Act shall fail to be adopted, at any time at which it is submitted under the requirements of this section, by a majority of the legal voters of the City of Chicago voting thereon, then it may be resubmitted from time to time by ordinance or petition as above provided. The said Board of election commissioners shall give notice of any election provided for in this section by publishing a notice thereof, not sess than twenty days prior to such election, in at least one newspaper of general circulation published in the City of Chicago. The ballot to be used at such election shall he in substantially the following form :

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For the adoption of an Act to amend an Act | entitled, “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” so as to YES | provide for the election of one alderman from each ward, for redistricting the City —|—|| of Chicago into fifty wards and for the election of the city clerk and city treasurer NO for terms of four years each. |

If a majority of the legal voters of the City of Chicago, voting thereon at any such election, shall vote for the adoption of this Act, it shall thereby and thereupon be adopted and shall be in force and effect and become operative in the City of Chicago. Alderman elected at the *ction of 1923 and at general elections for aldermen subsequent thereto shall serve for the term determined by popular vote in accordance with the provisions of this section. At any time when the question of the adoption of this Act is submitted to the legal voters of the City of Chiago, there shall also be submitted upon the same ballot questions to appear as follows:

“Vote for one”

For the adoption of a two year term for aldermen.

For the adoption of a four year term for aldermen.

If a majority of those voting on the questions shall vote for a two Year term, the term of aldermen elected in 1923 and at subsequent general elections for aldermen shall be two years, and a general election for aldermen shall be held at the time prescribed by law, each second year after 1923. If a majority of those voting on the question shall vote for a four year term, the term of aldermen elected in 1923 and at subsequent general elections for aldermen shall be four years and a *Heral election for aldermen shall be held at the time prescribed by law each fourth year after 1923. If this Act shall be adopted so as to *ome operative subsequent to the general election to be held in the Year 1923, a general election for aldermen shall always come at the same time as the election for mayor.

§ 3. That an Act constituting Part IV of Article XII, and entitled, “An Act to amend Article XII of an Act entitled, “An Act to Provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,’ approved April 1", 1872, as amended by subsequent Acts and as amended by an Act proved May 18, 1905, and in force July 1, 1905,” approved June o, 1913, be and the same is hereby repealed.

APPRoved June 28, 1919.

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