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  ( Division 12 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274. )

PART 4. ELECTIONS [30700 - 30831]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274. )

CHAPTER 2. Election of Directors [30730 - 30782]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274. )

ARTICLE 3. Preparation for Election [30773 - 30782]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274. )


The provisions of this article shall apply only to the Pleasant Valley County Water District, heretofore formed in Pleasant Valley, Ventura County, and the Kings County Water District, heretofore formed in Kings County.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2019.)


All ballots printed shall be precisely on the same size, quality, tint of paper, kind of type, and color of ink so that without the number it would be impossible to distinguish one ballot from another.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)


The names of all candidates printed upon the ballot shall be in type of the same size and style.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)


A column may be provided on the right-hand side for questions permitted by this division to be voted upon at water district elections.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)


The order of candidates names on the ballot shall be as provided by the Elections Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1287.)


The county elections official shall cause the ballots to be printed, bound, and numbered as provided in the Elections Code, except as otherwise required in this division.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 221, Sec. 159. Effective January 1, 2003.)


The ballots shall contain the list of names and the respective offices as published in the proclamation and shall be in substantially the following form:

 General (or Special) Water District Election, ____ County Water District
(Inserting date thereof).

Instructions to Voters: To vote, stamp or write a cross (+) opposite the name of the candidate for whom you desire to vote. All marks otherwise made are forbidden. All distinguishing marks are forbidden and make the ballot void. If you wrongly mark, tear, or deface this ballot, return it to the inspector of elections and obtain another.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 328, Sec. 240. (SB 1330) Effective January 1, 2011.)


The ballot shall contain the following instruction: “For director vote for (giving number).”

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)


A half-inch square shall be provided at the right of the name of each candidate wherein to mark the cross.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)


Half-inch spaces shall be left below the printed names of candidates for each office, equal in number to the number of offices to be filled, wherein the voter may write the name of any person for whom he wishes to vote.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 274.)

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