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HJRCA 31 - Authorizing Governor Recall Elections - Illinois Key Vote

Louis Viverito Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES THREE-FIFTHS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (56-1) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizing Governor Recall Elections

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a Joint Resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes gubernatorial recall elections initiated by petition.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the initiation of an election to recall the Governor by petition with signatures at least equal in number to 15 percent of total votes cast in the preceding gubernatorial election, with at least 100 signatures from at least 25 separate counties, and with the requisite signatures being collected within 150 days of the filing of an affidavit with the State Board of Elections (Sec. 7). -Prohibits an affidavit for the recall of the Governor from being filed sooner than 6 months after the beginning of the Governor's term (Sec. 7). -Requires the affidavit to be signed by at least 20 members of the state House of Representatives and at least 10 members of the state Senate, with no more than half of the signatures from each chamber belonging to members of the same established political party (Sec.7). -Prohibits another recall petition from being initiated during the remainder of the Governor's term after the State Board of Elections has certified one petition for the Governor's recall (Sec.7). -Requires that the Governor be removed immediately upon certification of the election results if a majority of voters vote for recall, and specifies that in such case the Governor shall be succeeded by an Acting Governor until a candidate is elected in the special successor election to serve the rest of the recalled Governor's term (Sec.7).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (109-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizing Governor Recall Elections

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a Joint Resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes gubernatorial recall elections initiated by petition.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the initiation of an election to recall the Governor by petition with signatures at least equal in number to 15 percent of total votes cast in the preceding gubernatorial election, with at least 100 signatures from at least 25 separate counties, and with the requisite signatures being collected within 150 days of the filing of an affidavit with the State Board of Elections (Sec. 7). -Prohibits an affidavit for the recall of the Governor from being filed sooner than 6 months after the beginning of the Governor's term (Sec. 7). -Requires the affidavit to be signed by at least 20 members of the state House of Representatives and at least 10 members of the state Senate, with no more than half of the signatures from each chamber belonging to members of the same established political party (Sec.7). -Prohibits another recall petition from being initiated during the remainder of the Governor's term after the State Board of Elections has certified one petition for the Governor's recall (Sec.7). -Requires that the Governor be removed immediately upon certification of the election results if a majority of voters vote for recall, and specifies that in such case the Governor shall be succeeded by an Acting Governor until a candidate is elected in the special successor election to serve the rest of the recalled Governor's term (Sec.7).
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing Governor Recall Elections

Sponsors

  • Jack D. Franks (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael J. Noland (IL - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Edward J. Acevedo (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark H. Beaubien Jr. (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patricia R. 'Patti' Bellock (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Maria Antonia 'Toni' Berrios (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert A. 'Bob' Biggins (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William B. 'Bill' Black (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Bond (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael J. 'Mike' Bost (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rich Brauer (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James D. 'Jim' Brosnahan (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel J. 'Dan' Burke (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Cavaletto (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda Chapa LaVia (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Franco Coladipietro (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandy Cole (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Connelly (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth A. Coulson (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Cronin (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • M. Maggie Crotty (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Monique D. Davis (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Deanna Demuzio (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lisa M. Dugan (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger L. Eddy (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keith Farnham (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Flider (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary F. Forby (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Fortner (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Fritchey (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul D. Froehlich (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan Garrett (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Careen M. Gordon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julie Hamos (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kay Hatcher (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rickey R. Hendon (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Naomi D. Jakobsson (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin Carey Joyce (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Renée Kosel (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph M. 'Joe' Lyons (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward D. Maloney (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sidney Mathias (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen May (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Emily Klunk McAsey (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Susana A. Mendoza (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David E. Miller (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald L. 'Jerry' Mitchell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Mitchell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald L. 'Don' Moffitt (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rosemary E. Mulligan (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • JoAnn D. Osmond (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harry Osterman (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra M. Pihos (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Raymond Poe (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Pritchard (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harry R. 'Randy' Ramey Jr. (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis M. Reboletti (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. Reis (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim G. Sacia (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy L. Schmitz (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Darlene J. Senger (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ira I. Silverstein (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cynthia Soto (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Sullivan Jr. (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jil W. Tracy (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donne E. Trotter (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael W. Tryon (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick Verschoore (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis S. 'Lou' Viverito (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald A. Wait (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark L. Walker (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Watson (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Arthur J . 'A.J.' Wilhelmi (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen A. Yarbrough (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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