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This part may be cited as the "Transit District Law."
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except Section 24826, elections for the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District shall be conducted in accordance with the Uniform District Election Law (Part 4 (commencing with Section 10500) of Division 10 of the Elections Code). Any costs incurred by county officials shall be paid by the transit district.
Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this article govern the construction of this part.
"District" means a transit district formed under this part; "board" means the board of directors of a district.
"Voter" means any elector who is registered under the Elections Code.
"Transit" means the transportation of passengers and their incidental baggage by any means.
"Transit works" or "transit facilities" means all real and personal property, equipment, rights, or interests owned or to be acquired by the district for transit service.
"Percent of the total vote cast," when used with reference to the requirements of any petition or nomination paper, means percent of the total vote cast, exclusive of vote by mail ballots, within the proposed district, district, city or territory, as the case may be at the last statewide general election.
"City" includes city and county and incorporated town, but does not include unincorporated town or village.
"Public agency" includes a city, city and county, a county, the State of California, or any public district organized under the laws of the State of California or any agency or authority of any thereof.