ink. Do NOT use pencil.2.Fill out “County of Signers” in Section A BEFORE anyone signs. All signers must be from thiscounty. You must be a registered voter in PA & can circulate nomination papers in all counties.3.Signers
MUST ONLY BE REGISTERED VOTERS
in Pennsylvania's 15
Congressionaldistrict – 100% of Northampton County, 95% of Lehigh County, parts of Berks andMontgomery counties (map opposite). Signers can also be from ANY party, and CAN SIGNEVEN IF they have signed Republican or Democratic petitions for the same office.4.Signing this nomination paper is NOT promising to vote for Jake or endorsing him, it ONLYgets Jake on the November general election ballot.5.
EACH SIGNER MUST PERSONALLY
fill out Section D themselves.
Signature, printed name, address, and signature should match their voter registration card.
BE CAREFUL WITH THE “City, Boro, or Twp.” line
– the postal city may not becorrect, ex. Lower Nazareth Township instead of Nazareth.
The date of signing
must include day, month, year
. March 10, 2010 or 3/10/10 are OK.
State or ZIP Code is not needed. Inform signers to
WRITE THE DATE IN THE LASTCOLUMN
as this is a common mistake. Make sure the date is correct after signing.
DO NOT USE DITTO MARKS
anywhere.6.If an error is made, just re-enter the information on the following line below.7.
DO NOT FILL OUT
the Page _______ Side X line at the bottom of the page.8.Each paper has 40 lines for signatures, but 40 signatures is
for the paper to bevalid. Even 1 signature is enough. You CAN sign your own nomination paper.9.After a signer finishes, doublecheck the signature to ensure it is
. If not, ask them tosign again.
Always THANK SIGNERS.
and not argue.10.When you have finished collecting signatures, you must sign Section E “Affidavit of QualifiedElector” IN FRONT OF ANY PENNSYLVANIAN NOTARY PUBLIC. Check the YellowPages to find one near you. Contact the campaign at 610-392-8156 or firstname.lastname@example.org arrange pickup or mail the paper to
Towne for Congress, POBox 22542, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002
. The notary will charge a fee less than $5, you cancontact the campaign to reimburse, but must have the receipt.