Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-2313 Contest Of Election Or Organization; Appeal

48-2313. Contest of election or organization; appeal

A. The election or organization may be contested by any person owning property within the proposed district subject to assessment for purposes of the district. 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, and if more than one contest is pending, they shall be consolidated for trial. The court shall try the contest without delay and determine whether the election was fairly conducted and the district properly organized in substantial compliance with the requirements of this article, and enter judgment accordingly.

C. The contest shall be brought within twenty days after the canvass of the vote and declaration of the result by the board of supervisors.

D. Either party to the record may appeal to the supreme court within thirty days after 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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