Article 2. Petition Signatures of California Elections Code >> Division 9. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 2.
(a) The petition sections shall be designed so that each
signer shall personally affix all of the following:
(1) His or her signature.
(2) His or her printed name.
(3) His or her residence address, giving street and number, or if
no street or number exists, adequate designation of residence so that
the location may be readily ascertained. An incomplete or inaccurate
apartment or unit number in his or her residence address shall not
invalidate his or her signature pursuant to Section 105.
(4) The name of his or her incorporated city or unincorporated
(b) Only a person who is a qualified registered voter at the time
of signing the petition is entitled to sign it.
(c) The number of signatures attached to each section shall be at
the pleasure of the person soliciting the signatures.
(a) A person who meets the requirements of Section 102 may
circulate a statewide initiative or referendum petition anywhere
within the state. Each section of the petition shall bear the name of
a county or city and county, and only qualified registered voters of
that county or city and county may sign that section.
(b) The circulator may sign the section he or she is circulating
as provided in Section 106.
(a) Each section shall have attached thereto the declaration
of the person soliciting the signatures setting forth the information
required by Section 104.
(b) The circulator shall certify to the content of the declaration
as to its truth and correctness, under penalty of perjury under the
laws of the State of California, with the signature of his or her
name. The circulator shall state the date and the place of execution
on the declaration immediately preceding his or her signature.
(c) Another declaration shall not be required.
(d) Petitions so verified shall be prima facie evidence that the
signatures are genuine and that the persons signing are qualified
voters. Unless and until otherwise proven upon official
investigation, it shall be presumed that the petition presented
contains the signatures of the requisite number of qualified voters.