Directions for Circulating Candidate Petitions for the Sixth Congressional District
You may pass this petition anywhere in the Sixth Congressional District of Illinois. However, only voters registered in the Sixth Congressional District may sign this petition. Registered voters need not have voted in a previous Republican Primary to sign the petition. They may even sign the petition if they have voted in a Democratic Primary or have never voted in a previous primary at all.
You must personally witness all signatures made on this petition. You may sign your own petition, as long as you are registered to vote in Illinois.
You MAY NOT circulate petitions for more than one political party.
Petitions that are not completely full do count. If you are not able to fill a petition, send in a partial list. Each name counts.
Petition signors ARE PERMITTED to sign petitions for more than one REPUBLICAN candidate, but MAY NOT sign petitions for more than one political party.
If you learn that a signature is not valid, do not worry. Bad signatures do not knock out other good signatures or invalidate an entire petition. HOWEVER, known bad signatures MUST be brought to the attention of the campaign so that they can be officially stricken. A circulator who recklessly and routinely disregards the signature-gathering rules MAY have an entire petition sheet stricken even though some signatures are valid. Please place a small “X” on the line where the bad signature is located. The “X” should be placed directly to the right of the line number.
You must sign as the circulator of the petition before a notary public licensed in Illinois, and the notary public must affix his/her seal or stamp. Most banks and libraries will notarize free of charge. The circulator’s statement must indicate your age, residential address, and citizenship.
You must be a citizen of the United States, over the age of 18, and not a felon to circulate petitions.
DO NOT number the petition page. We will do that at campaign headquarters. Do not make marks or highlight text on the petition page.
Please return petitions as they are completed, but all no later than November 15, 2019. Please mail them your petitions to: Jeanne for Congress; PO Box 1504, Wheaton, IL 60187. If you have any questions about circulating this petition, please contact J.P. at [email protected]
Directions for Signing Candidate Petitions for the Sixth Congressional District
You must be a registered voter in the Sixth Congressional District. You need not have voted in a previous Republican primary and may even have voted in a Democratic Primary or never have voted in a previous primary at all.
Signing a petition does not mean you are obligated to vote for a candidate. It is simply a statement that you believe a certain candidate should have the right to be on the ballot.
You must sign your name as you are registered to vote. For example, William E. Jones, not Bill Jones.
DO NOT use ditto marks for any part of an address.
You must use the address where you are registered to vote. Business addresses and post office boxes are not acceptable.
You MAY NOT sign petitions for candidates of more than one political party in the same election. However, you MAY validly sign petitions for more than one Republican candidate.
You CANNOT sign the name of any other person, including a member of your family, on a petition.