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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 2. FORMATION [20700 - 20982]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 3. Election on Formation [20890 - 20938]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 3. Contest of Election [20930 - 20938]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

20930.
  

The formation election may be contested by any person owning property liable to assessment within the proposed district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20931.
  

No contest shall be brought more than 20 days after the canvass of the vote of the election by the board of supervisors.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20932.
  

The directors elected at the formation election shall be parties defendant in an election contest.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20933.
  

The election contest shall be brought in the superior court of the county where the formation proceedings were had.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20934.
  

If more than one contest is pending, they shall be consolidated and tried together.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20935.
  

The court shall speedily try the election contest.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20936.
  

The determination of the election contest shall be based on whether or not the election was conducted fairly and in substantial compliance with the requirements of this chapter. Judgment shall be entered accordingly.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20937.
  

An appeal may be taken by any party to an election contest within 30 days from entry of judgment.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20938.
  

The appeal shall be heard and determined within 60 days from the time of filing the notice of appeal.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

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