Petitions 2013

Download petitions in Word 97 format.

Circulating a Nominating Petition

Circulating a Statewide Referendum Petition

Circulating a Municipal Nominating Petition

Circulating a School Board Nominating Petition


Circulating a Municipal Initiative or Referendum Petition

Circulating a Heartland Consumers Power District Director Nominating Petition


Circulating a Conservation District Supervisor Nominating Petition


Circulating a Water Development District Director Nominating


Circulating a Township Nomination Petition


Certificate of Nomination to Fill Vacancy

Candidate's Request to Withdraw Nomination

Nominating petitions and petitions for placing questions on the ballot are prescribed by the State Board of Elections. Blank copies of these petitions may be requested from the Secretary of State at 605-773-3537 or by emailing your name and address to The forms may also be downloaded in Word 97 by linking to the page below. Earlier software versions will not work.


For additional information or petition forms, contact the Secretary of State's office at 605-773-3537.


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