Signature Requirements for Statewide Offices on Petitions Filed for the 2020 Election
U.S. SENATOR, U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
Republican: 1,730 signatures (1% of the vote for the 2018 Republican gubernatorial candidate - 172,912)
Democrat: 1,615 signatures (1% of the vote for the 2018 democratic gubernatorial candidate - 161,454)
Libertarian: 50 signatures
Independent: 3,393 signatures (1% of the total vote for governor in 2018 - 339,214)
New Political Party: 250
*The Independent signature requirement would also apply to independent candidates for constitutional offices or public utilities commissioner.
*Independent candidates for president and their presidential electors may be on the general election ballot by petition. Any person interested in becoming a candidate must file a certification with the Secretary of State indicating the name of the candidate's vice-presidential running mate with the candidates nominating petitions.