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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 5. FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 9651]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

PART 5. RECLAMATION BOARD BOND ACT [9250 - 9577]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

CHAPTER 5. Bond Elections [9330 - 9389]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

ARTICLE 2. Polling Places, Notices and Board of Election [9355 - 9369]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

9355.
  

The board shall, in its order providing for the election, specify the day on which the election is to be held and shall specify and designate one or more polling places in each supervisor district wherein are situated any of the lands affected by the assessment.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9356.
  

In case the board considers it necessary or proper to provide more than one polling place in any supervisor district for the holding of the election, the board shall in its order divide the lands in the supervisor district and within the drainage district, into separate voting districts.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9357.
  

The board shall designate and provide one polling place within each voting district at which shall be cast the votes of the owners of land within the voting district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9358.
  

The board may combine contiguous portions of different supervisor districts into one voting district in cases where the lands in the voting district are not assessed to more than 100 different owners, counting one owner for each tract assessed to unknown owners and counting the estate of a deceased person as one owner.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9359.
  

The board shall in the order providing the election, appoint a board of election for each polling place.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9360.
  

The board of election shall consist of three owners of land assessed in and by the assessment and situated within the voting district where the polling place is located.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9361.
  

Each member of the board of election, whether appointed by the board or whether acting as a substitute as provided in this part, is entitled to the sum of five dollars ($5) for his services.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9362.
  

The compensation of the election officers shall be paid by the board out of any funds of the drainage district or of the board applicable thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9363.
  

If any person appointed as a member of the board of election fails to attend at the opening of the polls, the voters then present at the polling place may appoint in his place any landowner of the district then present and entitled to vote at the election.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9364.
  

Each member of the board of election before entering upon the discharge of his duties shall take and subscribe an official oath, which may be administered by any officer authorized by law to administer oaths, or by any landowner in the drainage district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9365.
  

The oath shall be to the effect that he will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State and that he will faithfully perform his duties as member of the election board to the best of his ability.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9366.
  

Notice of the election shall be given by the board by posting notices thereof in at least three public places in each voting district at least 21 days prior to the election, and also by publication for the same length of time in some newspaper of general circulation published in each county in which any portion of the land assessed in and by the assessment is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9367.
  

The notice shall specify the time and place of holding the election, the aggregate face value of bonds proposed to be issued, and the names of the persons appointed to act as the board of election.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9368.
  

Affidavits of publication and posting of the notices shall be filed with the county elections official of the county in which the notices have been posted or published, together with a copy of the order calling the election certified to by the secretary or assistant secretary of the board.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 221, Sec. 150. Effective January 1, 2003.)

9369.
  

Duplicate original affidavits of publication and posting of the notice, shall be filed in the office of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

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