Article 3. Precinct Consolidations of California Elections Code >> Division 12. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 3.
(a) The elections official conducting local, special, or
consolidated elections, or statewide elections other than the direct
primary, presidential primary, or general election, for the purpose
of the election, may divide the territory within which the election
is to be held into special election or consolidated election
precincts by consolidating existing precincts, or otherwise, subject
to Section 12222, and may change and alter the precincts for those
elections as often as occasion requires. Not more than six existing
precincts may be consolidated into one special election or
consolidated election precinct. The polling place used for a
consolidated precinct shall be located within the boundaries of the
(b) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2005.