HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
40-1305C. Declaration of candidacy — Qualifications. (1) Candidates for election as a highway district commissioner shall be nominated by nominating petitions, each of which shall bear the name of the nominee, the subdistrict for which the nomination is made, the term for which nomination is made, bear the signature of not less than five (5) electors of the candidate’s specific subdistrict, and be filed with the election official of the highway district. The form of the nominating petition shall be as provided by the county clerk. The nomination shall be filed not later than 5:00 p.m. on the sixth Friday preceding the election for which the nomination is made. The election official shall verify the qualifications of the nominee, and shall not more than seven (7) days following the filing certify the nominees to be placed on the ballot.
(2) A nominee shall qualify for the office of highway district commissioner if such nominee:
(a) Has attained the age of twenty-one (21) years at the time of his election; and
(b) Is a citizen of the United States; and
(c) Is a resident of the highway district commissioner’s subdistrict for which he seeks office.
[40-1305C, added 1994, ch. 123, sec. 6, p. 277; am. 2006, ch. 165, sec. 2, p. 500.]