Article 2. Election On Formation of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 8. >> Part 4. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 2.
An election shall be held within 130 days of the call, to
determine whether the district shall be organized. The election shall
be conducted in conformity with the general election laws. At the
election the proposition shall be placed on the ballot, permitting
each voter to vote "yes" or "no."
The board of supervisors shall canvass the results of the
election and if a majority of those voting have voted "yes" the
proposition is carried, and the board of supervisors shall certify
the result to the Secretary of State, who shall file it. From and
after the filing of the certificate by the Secretary of State, the
district is in existence.
A certified copy of the certificate filed with the Secretary
of State, shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder in
the county in which the district is situated.
Any informality in procedure or in the conduct of the
election shall not invalidate the establishment of the district.
Any proceedings in which the validity of its establishment is
denied shall be commenced within sixty days after the date of filing
in the office of the Secretary of State of the certificate mentioned
in this article. Otherwise, the establishment and legal existence of
the district and all proceedings in respect thereto are valid in
every respect and incontestable.