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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 25. Nomination of Candidates
- Section 180. Requirements For Petition.
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AS 15.25.180. Requirements For Petition.
- (a) The petition must state in substance
- (1) the full name of the candidate;
- (2) the full residence address of the candidate and the date on which residency at that address began;
- (3) the full mailing address of the candidate;
- (4) the name of the political group, if any, supporting the candidate;
- (5) if the candidacy is for the office of state senator or state representative, the house or senate district of which the
candidate is a resident;
- (6) the office for which the candidate is nominated;
- (7) the date of the election at which the candidate seeks election;
- (8) the length of residency in the state and in the district of the candidate;
- (9) that the subscribers are qualified voters of the state or house or senate district in which the candidate resides;
- (10) that the subscribers request that the candidate's name be placed on the general election ballot;
- (11) that the proposed candidate accepts the nomination and will serve if elected, with the statement signed by the
- (12) the name of the candidate as the candidate wishes it to appear on the ballot;
- (13) that the candidate is not a candidate for any other office to be voted on at the primary or general election and that
the candidate is not a candidate for this office under any other nominating petition or declaration of candidacy;
- (14) that the candidate meets the specific citizenship requirements of the office for which the person is a candidate;
- (15) that the candidate will meet the specific age requirements of the office for which the person is a
candidate; if the candidacy is for the office of state representative, that the candidate will be at least 21 years of age on the first
scheduled day of the first regular session of the legislature convened after the election; if the candidacy is for the office of state
senator, that the candidate will be at least 25 years of age on the first scheduled day of the first regular session of the legislature
convened after the election; and if the candidacy is for the office of governor or lieutenant governor, that the candidate will be at
least 30 years of age on the first Monday in December following election or, if the office is to be filled by special election under AS 15.40.230 - 15.40.310, that the candidate will be at least 30 years of age
on the date of certification of the results of the special election; or, for any other office, by the time that the candidate, if elected,
is sworn into office;
- (16) that the candidate is a qualified voter; and
- (17) if the candidacy is for the office of the governor, the name of the candidate for lieutenant governor running jointly
with the candidate for governor.
- (b) A person filing a nominating petition under this section, other than a person subject to AS 24.60 who is filing a petition for a state legislative office, shall
simultaneously file with the director a statement of income sources and business interests that complies with the
requirements of AS 39.50. A person who is subject to AS 24.60 and is filing a nominating petition for state legislative
office shall simultaneously file with the director a disclosure statement that complies with the requirements of AS 24.60.200
- (c) An incumbent public official, other than a legislator, who has a current statement of income sources and business
interests under AS 39.50 on file with the Alaska Public Offices
Commission, or an incumbent legislator who has a current disclosure statement under AS 24.60.200 on file with the Alaska Public Offices
Commission, is not required to file a statement of income sources and business interests or a disclosure statement with
the nominating petition under (b) of this section.
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