Sec. 6 . (a) The signatures to a petition of nomination need not be appended to one (1) paper, but a petitioner may not be counted unless the petitioner is registered and qualified to vote in conformity with section 8 of this chapter. Each petition must contain the following:
(1) The signature of each petitioner.
(2) The name of each petitioner legibly printed.
(3) The residence address of each petitioner as set forth on the petitioner's voter registration record.
(b) Except as provided in this subsection, the signature, printed name, and residence address of the petitioner must be made in writing by the petitioner. If a petitioner with a disability is unable to write this information on the petition, the petitioner may authorize an individual to do so on the petitioner's behalf. The individual acting under this subsection shall execute an affidavit of assistance for each such petitioner, in a form prescribed by the election division. The form must set forth the name and address of the individual providing assistance, and the date the individual provided the assistance. The form must be submitted with the petition.
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