As used in this Division, unless the context otherwise requires:
     a. “District” means a county board district established as provided in this Division.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/2-3001

  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     b. “County apportionment commission” or “commission” means the county clerk, the State‘s Attorney, the Attorney General or his designated representative and the chairmen of the county central committees of the first leading political party and the second leading political party as defined in Section 1-3 of The Election Code.
     c. “Population” means the number of inhabitants as determined by the last preceding federal decennial census.
     d. “Member” or “board member” means a person elected to serve on the county board.