Wisconsin signature requirements

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Signature requirements
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This page details Wisconsin fsignature requirements. In many states, the signatures of registered voters must be collected 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

Candidates filing for U.S. Senate are required to submit at least 2,000 and no more than 4,000 signatures.[1]

U.S. House

Candidates filing for U.S. House are required to submit at least 1,000 and no more than 2,000 signatures.[1]

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 candidates was 5:00 p.m. on June 1.[1]

State offices

State Senate

Candidates filing for State Senate are required to submit at least 400 and no more than 800 signatures.[2]

State House

Candidates filing for State Assembly are required to submit at least 200 and no more than 400 signatures.[2]

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 candidates was 5:00 p.m. on June 1.[2]

Ballot measures

Wisconsin ballot measures come in two varieties:

Wisconsin is one of the 24 states that do not have initiative and referendum.

See also

External links

References