43.15  Requirements in signing.

The following requirements shall be observed in the signing and preparation of nomination blanks:

1.  A signer may sign nomination papers for more than one candidate for the same office, and the signature is not invalid solely because the signer signed nomination papers for one or more other candidates for the office.

2.  Each signer shall add the signer's residence, with street and number, if any, and the date of signing.

3.  All signers, for all nominations, of each separate part of a nomination paper, shall reside in the same county, representative or senatorial district for members of the general assembly. In counties where the supervisors are elected from districts, signers of nomination petitions for supervisor candidates shall reside in the supervisor district the candidate seeks to represent.

4.  When more than one sheet is used, the sheets shall be neatly arranged and securely fastened together before filing, and shall be considered one nomination paper.

5.  Only one candidate shall be petitioned for or nominated in the same nomination paper.

Section History: Early form

  [S13, § 1087-a10; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 541; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 43.15]

Section History: Recent form

  89 Acts, ch 136, § 5, 6

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