Signature Gathering Help

Training Materials & Info for Signature Gatherers

This is an all volunteer effort. Wondering where you can ask people for their signatures or what you need to say? We have resources to help.

Rules for Successful Signature Gathering: download here

Laws protecting Signature Gathering: download here

Initiative Petition Summary: download here

FAQ sheet: download here

This MASSPIRG video offers tips and hints for signature collection. This is a good resource from one of our Partners, MASSPIRG, on the do's and don'ts of signature gathering. Even though it is for a different initiative, it provides valuable information.


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Ballot Access Guide Download document
 

(American Promise Citizen UPRising)

This ballot access guide provides information about the petition process, the rules you need to know to get started, and important tips that can help your team take advantage of this incredible opportunity.

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Ballot Initiative Campaign Roles Download document

(People Govern, Not Money)

The ballot initiative will succeed with the help of our volunteers.

There are many opportunities with different levels of activity.
 

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Laws Protecting Soliciting Signatures Download document

(Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

The Massachusetts Constitution protects the right to solicit signatures on candidate nomination papers and ballot question petitions, in a reasonable and unobtrusive manner.

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Rules for Successful Signature Gathering Download document

(People Govern, Not Money)

Topics we cover: Who can sign and who can gather? How do i ask people to sign? What are the rules for signing? What can’t i do? Tried and true tips for gathering.
 

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Initiative Petition Summary Download document

(People Govern, Not Money)

A summary of the Initiative Petition for a Law to form a Citizens Commission to support a Constitutional Amendment to secure Government of the People
 

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State Ballot Initiative Petition Download document

(People Govern, Not Money)

The Initiative Petition for a Law to form a Citizens Commission to support a Constitutional Amendment to secure Government of the People