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25-4311.Same; petition; affidavit; filing, when; number of signatures. Before being filed, each petition shall be certified by an affidavit by the sponsor who personally circulated the petition. The affidavit shall state in substance that (a) the person signing the affidavit is a sponsor, (b) the person is the only circulator of that petition or copy, (c) the signatures were made in the petition circulator's actual presence, (d) to the best of the petition circulator's knowledge, the signatures are those of the persons whose names they purport to be, and (e) the person circulated the petition in the manner provided by this act. In determining the sufficiency of the petition, the secretary of state and county election officers assisting the secretary of state shall not count subscriptions on petitions not properly certified. Only one election may be held for the recall of a particular state officer in a single term of office, and no application for a second recall election within a single term shall be approved nor shall any petition therefor be circulated. No petition may be filed within less than 180 days of the termination of the term of office of the state officer sought to be recalled. The recall committee may file the petition only if signed by registered electors in the state or in the election district of the state officer sought to be recalled equal in number to not less than 40% of the votes cast for all candidates for the office of the state officer sought to be recalled, such percentage to be based upon the last general election for the current term of office of the state officer sought to be recalled.

History: L. 1976, ch. 178, § 9; L. 1976, ch. 177, § 3; L. 1978, ch. 147, § 2; L. 2003, ch. 127, § 5; July 1.



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