COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
31-4306. Election of directors. (1) An election of directors shall be held in each district on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November of each odd-numbered year. Such election shall be held in conformity with title 34, Idaho Code. Before the notice of election is given, the board shall divide the district into subdivisions as nearly equal in population as possible to be designated as director’s subdistrict 1, 2 and 3, or director’s subdistrict 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, depending upon the number of subdistricts in the district. Each nominating petition shall state the subdistrict for which the nominee is nominated.
(2) In any election for directors if, after the expiration of the date for filing written nominations for the office of director, it appears that only one (1) qualified candidate has been nominated for each position to be filled and if no declaration of intent has been filed as provided in subsection (3) of this section, it shall not be necessary to hold an election, and the board of directors shall, no later than seven (7) days before the scheduled date of the election, declare such candidate elected as director, and the secretary of the recreation district board shall immediately make and deliver to such person a certificate of election.
(3) No write-in vote for recreation district director shall be counted unless a declaration of intent has been filed indicating that the person desires the office and is legally qualified to assume the duties of recreation district director if elected. The declaration of intent shall be filed with the recreation district board secretary not later than forty-five (45) days before the day of election.
[31-4306, added 1970, ch. 212, sec. 6, p. 599; am. 1971, ch. 32, sec. 1, p. 76; am. 1982, ch. 254, sec. 7, p. 651; am. 1983, ch. 114, sec. 2, p. 246; am. 1994, ch. 328, sec. 1, p. 1058; am. 2000, ch. 4, sec. 1, p. 5; am. 2009, ch. 341, sec. 19, p. 1004; am. 2014, ch. 162, sec. 1, p. 455.]