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(a) Number of Signatures. Initiative and referendum petitions must be signed by qualified electors of the Municipality equal in number to at least fifteen (15) percent of the total number of qualified election voting for the office of Mayor at the last preceding regular municipal election at which a Mayor was elected.
(b) Form and Content. All papers of a petition shall be uniform in size and style and each petition shall be assembled as one (1) instrument for filing. Each signature shall be executed in ink or indelible pencil and shall be followed by the address of the person signing, and the date of signing. Petitions shall contain or have attached thereto throughout their circulation the full text of the ordinance or resolution proposed or sought to be reconsidered.
(c) Affidavit of Circulator. Each petition shall have attached to it when filed, an affidavit executed by the circulator thereof stating that he personally circulated the paper, the number of signatures thereon, that all the signatures where a affixed in his presence, that he believes them to be the genuine signatures of the persons whose names they purport to be and that each signer had an opportunity before signing to read the full text of the ordinance or resolution proposed or sought to be reconsidered.
(d) Time for Filing Referendum Petitions. Referendum petitions shall be filed ordinance or resolution sought to be reconsidered.