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DIVISION 20. MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS [71000 - 73001]

  ( Division 20 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

PART 4. ELECTIONS [71450 - 71540]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

CHAPTER 4. Election of Directors [71500 - 71512]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

ARTICLE 1. In General [71500 - 71505]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

71500.
  

The successors to the first directors shall be elected or chosen at the times and in the manner provided in this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156.)

71501.
  

One director, who shall be a resident of the division and shall be elected by the voters thereof, shall be elected for each of the five divisions of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156.)

71502.
  

Except as to the election of the first directors, directors shall be elected at the general district election.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 7, Sec. 6. Effective February 8, 1984.)

71503.
  

Each candidate for director who at the general district election receives the highest number of votes cast for the candidate for that office is elected as a director of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 7, Sec. 7. Effective February 8, 1984.)

71505.
  

Candidates shall declare their candidacy and shall be nominated, election returns shall be canvassed, the election shall be held and conducted, the results shall be declared, and the certificates of election shall be issued, in the same manner as the declaration of candidacy, nomination, election, canvassing of returns, declaration of results, and issuance of certificates of election are made, declared, held, and conducted, and issued, under the Uniform District Election Law (Part 4 (commencing with Section 10500) of Division 10 of the Elections Code).

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 923, Sec. 264. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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