Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-1513 Contest Of Elections; Appeal To Supreme Court

48-1513. Contest of elections; appeal to supreme court

A. The organization or election provided by this article may be contested by any person owning property within the district liable to assessment for purposes of the district within twenty days after canvass of the votes and declaration of the result by the board of supervisors. The directors elected at the election shall be made parties defendant.

B. The contest shall be brought in the superior court of the county where the petition for organization is filed, but if more than one contest is pending, they shall be consolidated and tried together. The court shall try the contest without delay, and shall determine whether the election was fairly conducted in substantial compliance with the requirements of this article and enter judgment accordingly.

C. Either party to the record may appeal to the supreme court within thirty days from entry of judgment. The appeal shall be heard and determined by the supreme court within sixty days from the time of filing the notice of appeal.

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