MENU

Steve Barnett

     Select a box and SCROLL DOWN


Download a Petition

WARNING: State law requires that each petition sheet be self-contained. This means that the petition heading, instructions to signers, signature lines and circulator's verification must all be printed on each sheet prior to circulation. The sheet must be printed on front and back. You CANNOT tape, staple or glue the front and back sides together. You CANNOT include sheets with signature lines only.  If you have any questions about how to correctly prepare a petition sheet, please call the elections department at 773-3537.

Available Petitions
The following petition forms may be downloaded in Microsoft Word 97 format. Earlier software versions will not work. In Internet Explorer, you will need to click on the petition needed, then go to File and Save As. Save the document in your Word directory. You must be out of the document in your browser before you may access it in Word.  In other browsers, you will be asked if you want to save the document. Save it in the same manner as above.

Nominating Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:01 Form of nominating petition - Partisan election (Statewide, legislative or county candidates and county political party at large delegates)
*A new petition form took effect in September 2019 for partisan election petitions 5:02:08:01.
Letter Size
5:02:08:01 Form of nominating petition - Partisan election (Statewide, legislative or county candidates and county political party at large delegates)
*A new petition form took effect in September 2019 for partisan election petitions 5:02:08:01.
Legal Size
5:02:08:02 Form of petition for circuit court judge - Nonpartisan election Form
5:02:08:05 Certificate of nomination for independent candidate for statewide, legislative or county office
*A new petition form took effect in September 2019 for independent election petitions 5:02:08:05.
Letter Size
5:02:08:05 Certificate of nomination for independent candidate for statewide, legislative or county office
*A new petition form took effect in September 2019 for independent election petitions 5:02:08:05.
Legal Size
5:02:08:05.01 Independent Presidential or Gubernatorial candidate declaration of candidacy and certification of running mate Form
5:02:08:20 Certificate of nomination for independent presidential electors Form
5:02:08:06 Form of declaration for new political party Form

Statewide Initiative / Referendum / Amendment Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:07 Form of Statewide initiative petition Form
5:02:08:07.01 Affidavit to be filed with completed Statewide initiative, referendum, or initiated constitutional amendment petition Form
5:02:08:07.02 Affidavit to be submitted with initiative, referendum, or initiated constitutional amendment petition to be circulated Form
5:02:08:08 Form of Statewide referendum petition Form
5:02:08:09 Form of Statewide initiated constitutional amendment petition or initiated petition for repeal of constitutional provision Form

School Board / School District Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:11 Nominating petition for school board member
How to circulate a School Board Nominating Petition
Letter Size
5:02:08:11 Nominating petition for school board member
How to circulate a School Board Nominating Petition
Legal Size
5:02:08:22 Form of petition to increase or decrease number of members of school board Form
5:02:08:29 Form of petition for school district reorganization through dissolution Form
5:02:08:30 Form of petition for multiple school district reorganization to create a new district Form
5:02:08:31 Form of petition for reconsideration of rejected school district reorganization plan Form
5:02:08:46 Form of Implementing a School Board Sentinel Program Form

Municipal Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:13 Nominating petition for municipal election
How to circulate a Municipal Nominating Petition
Letter Size
5:02:08:13 Nominating petition for municipal election
How to circulate a Municipal Nominating Petition
Legal Size
5:02:08:15 Municipal initiative petition Form
5:02:08:16 Municipal referendum petition Form
5:02:08:17 Municipal petition for recall
Municipal Recall Election Guidelines
Form
5:02:08:23 Form of petition for change in municipal government Form

County Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:18 County initiative petition
How to Circulate Municipal and County Initiatives and Referendums
Form
5:02:08:19 County referendum petition
How to Circulate Municipal and County Initiatives and Referendums
Form
5:02:08:21 Form of petition to increase or decrease number of county commissioners Form
5:02:08:32 Form of petition for combining county offices Form
5:02:08:33 Form of petition for combining a county office with the same office in other counties Form

Special District & Miscellaneous Petitions

Admin Rule Title Form
5:02:08:24 Form of petition for water development district director
Water Development District Directors - 2022 Election
Letter Size
5:02:08:24 Form of petition for water development district director
Water Development District Directors - 2022 Election
Legal Size
5:02:08:25 Form of petition for irrigation district director by division Form
5:02:08:26 Form of petition for irrigation district director at large Form
5:02:08:27 Form of petition for water project district director by division Form
5:02:08:28 Form of petition for water project district director at large Form
5:02:08:34 Form of nominating petition for township election Form
5:02:08:35 Form of nominating petition for special district trustee Form
5:02:08:36 Form of petition for conservation district supervisor - Nonpartisan election
How to Circulate Conservation District Supervisor Petitions
Letter Size
5:02:08:36 Form of petition for conservation district supervisor - Nonpartisan election
How to Circulate Conservation District Supervisor Petitions
Legal Size
5:02:08:39 Form of petition for organization of a county road, ambulance, rural fire protection, sanitary, watershed, or water project district Form
5:02:08:40 Form of petition for a resolution of cooperation or consolidation Form
5:02:08:41 Form of petition for referring a tax levy opt-out Form
5:02:08:42 Form of petition for consumers power district director Form
5:02:08:43 Form of petition for establishing or eliminating school board representation areas Form
5:02:08:44 Form of petition for referring the discontinuance of an attendance center Form
5:02:08:45 Form of precinct committeeman or committeewoman statement Form