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25-4320. Petitions for recall of local officers; petition; contents; circulation; form; sample from election officer on request; affidavit. (a) Each petition for recall of a local officer shall include: (1) The name and office of the local officer sought to be recalled; (2) the grounds for recall described in particular in not more than 200 words; (3) a statement that the petition signers are registered electors of the election district of the local officer sought to be recalled; (4) the names and addresses of three registered electors of the election district of the officer sought to be recalled who shall comprise the recall committee; (5) the statement of warning required in K.S.A. 25-4321, and amendments thereto; and (6) a statement that a list of all petition circulators, as defined in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 25-3608, and amendments thereto, authorized to circulate recall petitions for such recall may be examined in the office of the county election officer where the petition is required to be filed.

(b) Each page of a petition for recall of a local officer shall be in substantially the following form:

I, the undersigned, hereby seek the recall of ____________ from the office of __________, on the ground(s) that ____________, (state specific grounds) and declare that I am a registered elector of ______________ County, Kansas, and of the election district of the officer named above.

    Street Number  Name of  or RR  Name of  Date of  Signer  (as Registered)  City  Signing

NOTE:

1.  It is a class B misdemeanor to sign a name other than your own name to this petition, to knowingly sign more than once for the recall of the same officer at the same election or to sign this petition knowing you are not a registered elector.

2.  The following comprise the recall committee:

(names and resident addresses)

3.  A list of all petition circulators, as defined in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 25-3608, and amendments thereto, authorized to circulate petitions for this recall may be examined in the office of the ____________ County election officer.

(c) A county election officer shall provide a sample of the form prescribed by subsection (b) upon request by any person.

(d) The affidavit required by K.S.A. 25-4325, and amendments thereto, shall be appended to each petition for recall of a local officer.

History: L. 1976, ch. 178, § 20; L. 1978, ch. 147, § 4; L. 1988, ch. 119, § 7; L. 1991, ch. 104, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 128, § 10; L. 2014, ch. 98, § 8; May 15.



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