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TITLE 34
ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 17
RECALL ELECTIONS
34-1703.  Form of petition. (1) The recall petition for state officers other than members of the state legislature shall be in substantially the following form:

RECALL PETITION

To the Honorable…., Secretary of State for the State of Idaho:
We, the undersigned citizens and registered electors of the State of Idaho respectfully demand that…., holding the office of…., be recalled by the registered electors of this state for the following reasons (setting out the reasons for recall in no more than 200 words):
that a special election therefor be called; that we, each for himself say: I am a registered elector of the State of Idaho; my residence, address including county, and the date I signed this petition are correctly written after my name.
Signature
Printed Name
Residence
County
Date
   
Street and
   
   
Number
   

(Here follow no more than twenty numbered lines for signatures.)

(2)  The recall petition for members of the state legislature shall be in substantially the following form:

RECALL PETITION

To the Honorable…., Secretary of State for the State of Idaho:
We, the undersigned citizens and registered electors of Legislative District No….., respectfully demand that…., holding the office of…., be recalled by the registered electors of Legislative District No….. for the following reasons (setting out the reasons for recall in no more than 200 words):
that a special election therefor be called; that we, each for himself say: I am a registered elector of Legislative District No….., my residence, address including county, and the date I signed this petition are correctly written after my name.
Signature
Printed Name
Residence
County
Date
   
Street and
   
   
Number
   

(Here follow no more than twenty numbered lines for signatures.)

(3)  The recall petition for county officers shall be in substantially the following form:

RECALL PETITION

To the Honorable…., County Clerk for the County of….:
We, the undersigned citizens and registered electors of the County of…., respectfully demand that…., holding the office of…., of the County of…., be recalled by the registered electors of the County of…. for the following reasons (setting out the reasons for recall in no more than 200 words):
that a special election therefor be called; that we, each for himself say: I am a registered elector of the County of…., my residence, address including county, and the date I signed this petition are correctly written after my name.
Signature
Printed Name
Residence
County
Date
   
Street and
   
   
Number
   

(Here follow no more than twenty numbered lines for signatures.)

(4)  The recall petition for city officers shall be in substantially the following form:

RECALL PETITION

To the Honorable…., County Clerk for the County of….:
We, the undersigned citizens and registered electors of the City of…., respectfully demand that…., holding the office of…., of the City of…., be recalled by the registered electors of the City of…. for the following reasons (setting out the reasons for recall in no more than 200 words):
that a special election therefor be called; that we, each for himself say: I am a registered elector of the City of…., my residence, address including county, and the date I signed this petition are correctly written after my name.
Signature
Printed Name
Residence
County
Date
   
Street and
   
   
Number
   

(Here follow no more than twenty numbered lines for signatures.)

(5)  The recall petition for special district officers shall be in substantially the following form:

RECALL PETITION

To the Honorable…., County Clerk of the County of….:
We, the undersigned citizens and registered electors of (here insert the official name of the district), respectfully demand that…., holding the office of…, of the (district), be recalled by the registered electors of the (district) for the following reasons (insert the reasons for the recall in two hundred (200) words or less):
that a special election therefor be called, that we, each for himself say: I am a registered elector of the (district), my residence, address including county, and the date I signed this petition are correctly written after my name.
Signature
Printed Name
Residence
County
Date
   
Street and
   
   
Number
   

(Here follow no more than twenty numbered lines for signatures.)

History:
[34-1703, added 1972, ch. 283, sec. 3, p. 703; am. 1989, ch. 344, sec. 1, p. 868; am. 1995, ch. 266, sec. 3, p. 850; am. 2013, ch. 135, sec. 5, p. 311; am. 2019, ch. 96, sec. 14, p. 351; am. 2021, ch. 325, sec. 5, p. 994.]


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