Sec. 4 . (a) Each candidate nominated by petition under section 2 of this chapter must be seeking an office that serves the entire state or a congressional or legislative district, or the same political subdivision.
(b) For purposes of subsection (a), candidates seeking a fiscal or legislative body seat elected only by the voters of a district within a county or municipality and candidates seeking an office to be voted on by all the voters of the county or municipality are considered to be seeking offices that serve the same political subdivision.
(c) An independent candidate may not include the name of any other candidate on the petition or request to be placed on the ballot as associated with any other candidate, except for the other candidate included on an independent ticket for President and Vice President of the United States or governor and lieutenant governor.
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