Initiative Petitions

The Sumter County Supervisor of Elections verifies thousands of initiative petitions each year signed by voters in Sumter County. Sponsors of these initiatives must secure the required number of valid signatures in order to be placed on a Presidential or Gubernatorial General Election ballot.

Pursuant to Florida Statute 100.371(11)(b), Sumter County’s actual cost of signature verification of an initiative petition is $0.25.  


Visit the Division of Elections – Florida Department of State website for a list of current initiative petitions as well as the Florida initiative petition process, forms, procedures, rules, and more.