INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM ELECTIONS
34-1803B. Initiative and referendum petitions — Removal of signatures. (1) The signer of any initiative or referendum petition may remove his or her own name from the petition by crossing out, obliterating or otherwise defacing his or her own signature at any time prior to the time when the petition is presented to the county clerk for signature verification.
(2) The signer of any initiative or referendum petition may have his or her name removed from the petition at any time after presentation of the petition to the county clerk but prior to verification of the signature, by presenting in writing or submitting electronically to the county clerk a signed statement that the signer desires to have his name removed from the petition. The statement shall contain sufficient information to clearly identify the signer. The county clerk shall immediately strike the signer’s name from the petition, and adjust the total of certified signatures on the petition accordingly. The statement shall be attached to, and become a part of the initiative or referendum petition.
(3) Each signature page of an initiative or referendum petition shall state that any person signing a petition may remove his signature pursuant to this section.
[34-1803B, added 1997, ch. 266, sec. 4, p. 759; am. 2020, ch. 336, sec. 2, p. 978.]