CA Gov't Code Section 23559

The elections official of the principal county shall cause a ballot pamphlet concerning the proposed consolidation to be printed and mailed to each qualified elector of each affected county. The ballot pamphlet shall contain the following in the order prescribed:


An impartial analysis of the proposed consolidation prepared by the commission.


A summary of the commission’s report on fiscal impact of the proposed consolidation.


A summary of the commission’s terms and conditions.


The names of the persons to be voted for to fill the county offices designated by the commission.


The argument for consolidation.


The argument against consolidation. The elections official shall mail a ballot pamphlet to each qualified elector at least 10 days prior to the date of the election. The ballot pamphlet is “official matter” within the meaning of Section 13303 of the Elections Code.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 23559’s source at ca​.gov