(1) When a district election is to be held for the purpose of electing members of the district board, the elections officer shall publish a notice stating the date of the election, the board positions to be voted upon and the latest date on which candidates for election as board members may file petitions for nomination or declarations of candidacy. The notice shall be printed once in a newspaper of general circulation in the district not later than the 40th day before the last day for filing a petition for nomination or declaration of candidacy.
(2) In lieu of or in addition to publication of notice under subsection (1) of this section, the elections officer may give notice by mail to each elector of the district. The notice shall have postage prepaid and shall be considered given when mailed. The notice shall be made not later than the 40th day before the last day for filing a petition for nomination or declaration of candidacy. Proof of mailing shall be by affidavit of the district elections officer who mailed the notice. The affidavit shall state the time and place the notice was mailed.
(3) The Secretary of State by rule shall establish the procedures that the elections officer shall follow in maintaining adequate records for preparation of the notice required under subsection (1) of this section. [Formerly 259.080; 1981 c.639 §6; 1983 c.379 §1; 1985 c.808 §41]Section: Previous 255.051 255.055 255.060 255.061 255.062 255.069 255.070 255.075 255.080 255.085 255.090 255.095 255.115 255.125 255.135 Next
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