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each group to be filled, on [one] immediately following the other in alphabetical order according to their surnames; the ballots of the second series shall be like those of the first series, and the names of the candidates in the second series shall be arranged in the same order as those of the first series, except that the name appearing first in the list of candidates for each group in said first series shall, in said second series, be printed after all the other names in the list of candidates for such group; the ballots of the third series shall be like those of the second series, and the names of the candidates in the third series shall be arranged in the same order as those of the second series, except that the name first appearing in the list of candidates for each group in said second series shall, in said third series, be printed after all the other names in the list of candidates for such group; and so on successively, the name at the top of any list of candidates for each group in any series being placed at the bottom of the respective lists of candidates for such group in each succeeding series, and the name next to the top name in any list of candidates for each group being successively advanced to the top of the list of any succeeding series, until the name of each candidate for each group shall appear at the head of the list of candidates for such group. § 10. ALLOTMENT of BALLOTS BY PRECINCTs.] Each precinct of any ward shall be alloted at least ten per cent more ballots of any one series than there are registered voters in such precinct. Every precinct in such ward shall be allotted a different series of ballots unless there are more precincts in such ward than there are series of ballots printed for such ward. The first precinct of each ward shall be allotted the first series of ballots, the second precinct of such ward the second series, and so on successively until the entire series of ballots shall have been exhausted, whereupon the next precinct of such ward shall be allotted the first series of ballots, and so on in rotation until all the precincts of such ward shall have been supplied with the requisite number of ballots: Provided, however, that in the event that there are more series of ballots than there are precincts in any ward, then the ballots for such ward shall be so distributed in said ward that an equal number of each series of ballots as nearly as possible shall be o to such ward irrespective of the number of precincts in such Ward. On the back or outside of the ballot of each precinct so as to appear when folded shall be printed the appropriate words designating said ballot, followed by the designation of said precinct, the date of the election, and a facsimile of the proper election official. § 11. PARTY DESIGNATIONs ProHIBITED–BALLot to be separt TF FROM OTHER BALLOTs.] No party name, party initial, party circle, platform, principle, appelation or distinguishing mark of any kind shall be printed upon any election hallot used at any election held under the provisions of this Act. If any party primary election or any election for any office other than aldermanic shall be held at the same time with any aldermanic glection, the ballots for aldermen shall be separate from all other hal. lots, except that any question of public policy not required by law to

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to submitted on a separate ballot from that containing names of persis to be voted for may be submitted in the manner provided by law on the same ballot as that used for an aldermanic election: Proold, that the polls shall be opened and closed for any aldermanic otion at the same time as is provided for the opening and closing ially party primary election for any office other than alderman held at the same time. § 13. CHALLENGERS AND watch ERs.]. Any candidate for alderan under the terms of this Act may appoint in writing over his sig* not more than one representative for each place of voting, who ill have the right to act as challenger and watcher for such candidate * any election at which his name is being voted upon. Such chalof and watcher shall have the same powers and privileges as a *ger and watcher under the election laws of this State applicable "Chicago. No political party shall have the right to keep any chal* of watcher at any polling place at any election held under the Wisions of this Act unless candidates for some office other than *man are to be voted for at the same time. § 3. CERTIFICATE of ELECTION.] No certificate of election shall on to any candidate who shall be declared elected at any general *Thanic election until after the date fixed by this Act for the holding "[s] the supplementary election herein provided for. § 14, ELECTION LAws APPLY when consistENT HEREwiTH.] \laws in force in the City of Chicago governing elections for municio *s or applicable thereto and not inconsistent with the provisions o Act, shall apply to and govern all elections held under the terms of this Act. §3. Abortion of This Act.] This Act shall not be in force in *" of Chicago until the question of its adoption shall first have * submitted to the legal voters of the City of Chicago and approved ojority of those voting thereon. The question of the adoption of this Act by the City of Chicago *le submitted to such legal voters at the first general, municipal, or **ction in and for the entire city to be held after the passage of *A* or before that time at a special election to be called by the city "Milby ordinance. of this Act shall fail to be adopted at the election aforesaid by a ority of the legal voters of the City of Chicago voting thereon, the "oncil of the City of Chicago may by ordinance direct that the on of the adoption of this Act again be submitted to such legal Most any general, municipal, or special election in and for the entire *** held not less than thirty days from and after the passage of * Winance. The city clerk of the City of Chicago shall promptly * the passage of such ordinance to the board of election commis: * of the City of Chicago and it shall thereupon be the duty of said of election commissioners to submit the question of the adoption of *A* to such legal voters at such election.

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If this Act shall fail to be adopted at the election referred to in paragraph two of this section by a majority of the legal voters voting 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 in and for the entire city to be held not less than forty days from and after the filing of the petition hereinafter provided for, 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 preceding 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 less 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 be in substantially the following form:

| For the adoption of an Act to amend an Act || Yes |

i entitled, “An Act to provide for the incor- |

| poration of cities and villages,” so as to |→– provide for nonpartisan elections for alder| men in the City of Chicago. No |

If a majority of such 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.

APPROVED June 28, 1919.

EM IPLOYEES-APPOINTMENT AND DISCHARGE.

§ 1. " Amends section 26 of Article XIII, § 26. Appointment and disAct of 1872. charge of employees. etc.—board of fire and police commis

sioners.

(SENATE BILL No. 483. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 20 of Article XIII of an Act entitled: “An
Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved
April 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois.
represented in the General Assembly: Section 26 of Article NIII of an

\o entitled: “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and illags,” approved April 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended, is illended to read as follows: § 36. (a) In all cities or villages which have heretofore or may loafter adopt an Act entitled, “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” approved and in force March 20, 1895, all officers, assistants all employees, of such city or village, except those named and menilled in sections 23, 24 and 27 of this Act, shall be appointed and sharged only in accordance with and in pursuance of the provisions of said civil service Act: Provided, that for the purpose of the perormance of the duties imposed upon, and the exercise of the powers and authority vested in a head of department or office, by virtue of said oil service Act, the commissioner of each respective department under he commission form of municipal government shall be considered the head of department or office under said Civil Service Act. (b) In all cities or villages which have heretofore or may hereafter adopt an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the appointment of a oard of fire and police commissioners in all cities of this State having * Population of not less than seven thousand nor more than two hunited thousand and prescribing the powers and duties of such board,” proved and in force April 2, 1903, all officers and members of the ite and police departments of any such city or village, including the hief of police and chief of fire department, shall be appointed and scharged only in accordance with and in pursuance of the provisions of said board of fire and police commissioners Act. (c) Nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to prevent sy city or village adopting the commission form of municipal governtent, from adopting “An Act to regulate the civil service of cities,” opproved and in force March 20, 1895, or when of the required popuation, from adopting “An Act to provide for the appointment of a oard of fire and police commissioners in all cities of this State having a population of not less than seven thousand nor more than two hundred thousand and prescribing the powers and duties of such board,” approved and in force April 2, 1903. (d) In all cities and villages which have heretofore adopted an At entitled, “An Act to provide for the appointment of a board of fire and police commissioners in all cities having a population of not less tan l,000 nor more than 200,000, and prescribing the powers and outies of such board,” approved and in force April 2, 1903, and which have also heretofore adopted this Act, said Act to provide for a board s fire and police commissioners shall continue in full force and effect on said city or village in like manner as said Act would have continued A force therein if this Act had not been adopted therein. Provided, that the council shall have the right, power and authority to appoint and discharge the board of fire and police commissioners. APPROVED June 28, 1919.

FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS.

§ 1. Amends title and sections 1 and § 19. Adoption of Act. 19, Act of 1903.

§ 1. Appointment—term of
office.

(SENATE BILL No. 482. APPRoved JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend the title and sections 1 and 19 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the appointment of a board of fire and police commissioners in all cities of this State having a population of not less than seven thousand nor more than one hundred thousand, and prescribing the powers and duties of such board,” approved and in force April 2, 1903, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the title and sections 1 and 19 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the appointment of a board of fire and police commissioners in all cities of this State having a population of not less than seven thousand, nor more than one hundred thousand, and prescribing the powers and duties of such board,” approved and in force April 2, 1903, as amended, are amended to read as follows: An Act to provide for the appointment of a board of fire and police commissioners in all cities of this State having a population of not less than seven thousand, nor more than two hundred thousand, and prescribing the powers and duties of such board. SECTION 1. In every city in this State having a population of not less than (7,000) seven thousand nor more than (200,000) two hundred thousand, there shall be appointed by the mayor, by and with the consent of the city council, a board of fire and police commissioners consisting of three members, whose term of office shall be three years and until their respective successors shall be appointed and qualified, except as hereinafter provided: Provided, no such appointments shall be made by any such mayor within thirty (30) days before the expiration of his term of office: Provided, further that in all cities which have heretofore adopted, or which may hereafter adopt “The commission form of municipal government Act’, the board of fire and police commissioners shall be appointed by the council. § 19. The electors of any city, of the population herein described, may adopt the provisions of this Act in the following manner: Whenever the legal voters of said city equal in number to twenty per cent of the legal votes cast at the last preceding general city election shall petition the city clerk or the officer or officers whose duty it is to prepare the ballots, to submit the proposition as to whether such city shall adopt the provisions of this Act, then it shall be the duty of such officer or officers to submit such proposition accordingly at the next succeeding regular city election, and if such proposition be not adopted at such election, the same may in like manner be submitted to any regular city election thereafter.

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