Article 2. Formation Election of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 15. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 2.
Upon adoption of the resolution provided for in Section
103052, the board of supervisors shall adopt a resolution calling an
election within the proposed district for the purpose of determining
whether the proposed district shall be formed.
The resolution calling the formation election shall be
published pursuant to Section 6061 of the Government Code. The
(a) Call and provide notice of the special election.
(b) Fix a date of election.
(c) State the question to be submitted to the voters pursuant to
(d) Contain such other matters as may be necessary to call and
provide notice of such election, and to provide for the conduct and
the canvass of the returns thereof.
The ballot for the election shall contain such instructions
as are required by law to be printed thereon and, in addition
thereto, the following:
| YES |
Shall the "San Mateo County | |
Transit District" be formed? +----------+----
| NO |
The county registrar of voters shall mail a notice of
polling place, and the date and purpose, of the election to each
registered voter of the county.
The provisions of Article 3 (commencing with Section 9160)
of Chapter 2 of Division 9 of the Elections Code relating to ballot
arguments and analyses shall be applicable to the formation election.
The general elections provisions of the Elections Code, as
far as they may be applicable, relating to the qualifications of
voters, the manner of voting, the form of the ballot, the duties of
precinct and election officers, the canvassing of returns, and all
other particulars shall govern the election.
No person shall be entitled to vote at the election unless
he is a registered voter of the county.
The county registrar of voters shall canvass the returns
and certify the election results to the board of supervisors.
The board of supervisors shall make all provisions for the
holding of the election throughout the district as proposed, and the
cost of the election shall be a charge against the general funds of
If a majority of the electors voting on the proposition
vote in favor of the formation of the district, the board of
supervisors shall adopt an order declaring the result of the election
and declaring the district to be formed, and shall cause a certified
copy of such order to be filed with the Secretary of State, at which
time the formation of the district shall be deemed complete.