California Government Code

Sec. § 57141


Where a special election or elections are called upon the question of confirming an order for a merger or the establishment of a subsidiary district, or both, each person entitled to vote as a result of residing or owning land within the territory within which the election is called shall be entitled to ballots and votes as follows:

(a)

Where the election is called only within the district:

(1)

In the case of a registered-voter district, each registered voter shall be entitled to one ballot and one vote.

(2)

In the case of a landowner-voter district, each landowner-voter shall be entitled to the number of ballots and votes authorized by the principal act of the district.

(b)

Where one election is called within the district and another election is called within the territory of the city outside the boundaries of the agency:

(1)

In the case of the city, each registered voter within the territory of the city outside the boundaries of the district shall be entitled to one city ballot and one vote on the question.

(2)

In the case of the district, each person entitled to vote as a result of residing or owning land within the district shall be entitled to the number of district ballots and votes authorized by the principal act of the district.
Where separate elections are called within both the district and the territory of the city outside the boundaries of the district, separate forms of city and district ballots, printed on different colors of paper, shall be provided. The city and district ballots shall be separately canvassed.
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