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Title:Access to Voting for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Task Force
Meeting Information:

Meetings will be held four times a year

Contact Name:State Board of Elections
Contact Comments:
Function:The Task Force will review current laws and create a report to provide recommendations to improve access to voting for the disabled community in the State of Illinois.
Term:N/A
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:At least one member must have experience representing or working with people with physical disabilities; at least one member must have experience working with people with neurological disabilities; at least four members must be attorneys with election law experience.
Compensation:Unsalaried
Composition:Three members appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall serve as chair, and at least one with experience representing or working with persons with physical disabilities and one with experience representing or working with person with neurological or mental disabilities; Three members appointed by the President of the Senate, including at least one attorney with election law experience; Three members appointed by the Senate Minority Leader, including at least one attorney with election law experience; Three members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, including at least one attorney with election law experience; Three members appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, including at least one attorney with election law experience.
Authority:10 ILCS 5/1-19

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Ammons, Aaron3/23/2022Speaker of the HouseMember
Bennett, Sen. Scott1/11/20234/22/2022President of the SenateMember
Casson, Luke1/11/20234/22/2022President of the SenateMemberAttorney with election law experience
Cray, Cristina3/25/2021Minority Leader of the SenateMember
Fogarty, John4/29/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMemberAttorney with election law experience
Gray, Don5/6/2022Minority Leader of the House Member
Helander, William5/3/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMember
Morrison, Sen. Julie1/11/20234/22/2022President of the SenateMember
Morrison, Theresa3/23/2022Speaker of the HouseMember
VACANTGovernorChair
VACANTGovernorMemberExperience representing or working with persons with physical disabilities
VACANTGovernorMemberExperience representing or working with person with neurological or mental disabilities
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseMemberAttorney with election law experience
VACANTMinority Leader of the House MemberAttorney with election law experience
VACANTMinority Leader of the House Member