A petition for nomination may not contain the name of more than one candidate.
Before circulating a nominating petition, the candidate shall deliver to the officer with whom the petition will be filed:
A statement signed by the candidate indicating that the candidacy is by prospective petition; and
A copy of the prospective petition.
The candidate shall include with the nominating petition a statement declaring whether one or more persons will be paid money or other valuable consideration for obtaining signatures of electors on the nominating petition. After the nominating petition is filed, the candidate shall notify the filing officer not later than the 10th day after the candidate first has knowledge or should have had knowledge that:
Any person is being paid for obtaining signatures, when the statement included with the nominating petition declared that no such person would be paid.
No person is being paid for obtaining signatures, when the statement included with the nominating petition declared that one or more such persons would be paid.
The circulator shall certify on each signature sheet that the circulator:
Witnessed the signing of the signature sheet by each individual whose signature appears on the signature sheet; and
Believes each individual is an elector qualified to sign the petition. [1979 c.190 §111; 1983 c.756 §3; 1993 c.493 §7; 1999 c.318 §24; 2007 c.155 §3; 2007 c.848 §23]