FEB 23, 2022
Rep. Terra Costa Howard (D-Glen Ellyn), left, and Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield), right, speak during committee Tuesday.
Proposals to allow electronic signatures on ballot petitions, randomize ballot name order in some elections and make Election Day a permanent state holiday are among changes lawmakers are proposing to Illinois election laws as the state prepares to vote later this year.
The House Ethics and Elections Committee held a subject matter hearing on several proposals Tuesday. Lawmakers are proposing several pieces of legislation aimed at clarifying details about the election process and bolstering the ability to vote.
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