California Government Code

Sec. § 57145


(a)

The legislative body of any affected agency, or any member or members of the legislative body of any affected agency authorized by it, or any individual voter or association of citizens entitled to vote on the change of organization or reorganization, or any combination of those voters and association of citizens may file a written argument for, or a written argument against, the question to be submitted to the voters.
Arguments shall not exceed 300 words in length and shall be filed with the elections official no later than the last day for submission of arguments specified by Section 57146.

(b)

If more than one argument for or more than one argument against the proposal is filed with the elections official within the time prescribed in Section 57145, the elections official shall select one of the arguments for printing and distribution to the voters.
In selecting the arguments, the elections official shall give preference and priority in the order named to the following arguments:

(1)

The legislative body of an affected agency or any authorized member or members of the legislative body.

(2)

Individual voters or association of citizens or a combination of voters and associations.
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