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Revision as of 16:11, 2 May 2012

This page details Tennessee signature requirements. The signatures of registered voters are often required to place candidates or initiatives on the ballot. However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures.

Federal offices

U.S. Senate

Candidate nominating petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) voters who are registered in the candidate's senate district, and the candidate. The signature of the candidate does not count towards the required twenty-five (25) signatures. Each voter who signs the petition must also supply his or her residence address as it appears on his or her voter registration records.[1]

U.S. House

Candidate nominating petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) voters who are registered in the candidate's senate district, and the candidate. The signature of the candidate does not count towards the required twenty-five (25) signatures. Each voter who signs the petition must also supply his or her residence address as it appears on his or her voter registration records.[2]

Filing deadlines

2012

See also: Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections

In 2012, the last day to circulate and file nomination petitions for all candidates is 12:00 p.m. on February 6.[1][2]

State offices

State Senate

Candidate nominating petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) voters who are registered in the candidate's senate district, and the candidate. The signature of the candidate does not count towards the required twenty-five (25) signatures. Each voter who signs the petition must also supply his or her residence address as it appears on his or her voter registration records.[3]

State House

Candidate nominating petitions must be signed by at least twenty-five (25) voters who are registered in the candidate's senate district, and the candidate. The signature of the candidate does not count towards the required twenty-five (25) signatures. Each voter who signs the petition must also supply his or her residence address as it appears on his or her voter registration records.[4]

Filing deadlines

2012

See also: Signature requirements and deadlines for 2011 state government elections

In 2012, the last day to circulate and file nomination petitions for all candidates is 12:00 p.m. on February 6.[3][4]

Ballot measures

Tennessee is one of the 26 states that do not have initiative and referendum.

See also

External links

References