Article 2. Appointments In Lieu Of Election of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 8. >> Part 7. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 2.
If, on the tenth day after the time for nominating directors
has expired, only one person has been nominated for each of the
positions of director to be filled at that election and a petition
signed by 5 percent of the voters of the district requesting that the
election be held has not been presented to the board of supervisors,
an election shall not be held.
In such case the board of supervisors of the county in which
the district is situated shall, at its next regular meeting, appoint
to the positions of directors those persons nominated, and the person
shall qualify, take office, and serve exactly as if elected at the
general district election.