Petition Sample Forms
Nominating petitions and petitions for placing questions on the ballot are prescribed by the State Board of Elections. Blank copies of these petitions may be requested from the Secretary of State at 605-773-3537 or by emailing your name and address to email@example.com.
The campaign finance laws have a $500 threshold and 15 day deadline. See here
These rules help determine petition and signature validity. See here
Language is submitted the the LRC for comment. They have a 15 day deadline. Comments are precatory.
Then petition format submitted to the sec of state and petition is filed that day.
Must be sponsored by one or more Sponsors. Only individuals can be sponsors. Upon filing signatures, at least 2/3 of the sponsors must sign.