33-503. Election of trustees — Uniform date. (1) The election of school district trustees including those in charter districts shall be on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November in odd-numbered years. Notice and conduct of the election, and the canvassing of the returns, shall be as provided in chapter 14, title 34, Idaho Code. In each trustee zone, the person receiving the greatest number of votes cast within his zone shall be declared by the board of trustees as the trustee elected from that person’s zone.
(2) If any two (2) or more persons residing in the same trustee zone have an equal number of votes and a greater number than any other nominee residing in that zone, then the board of trustees shall determine the winner by a toss of a coin.
(3) Incumbent trustees as of the effective date of this act shall have their terms expire on January 1 following the November election of their successors.
[33-503, added 1963, ch. 13, sec. 53, p. 27; am. 1973, ch. 97, sec. 1, p. 166; am. 1975, ch. 181, sec. 1, p. 497; am. 2009, ch. 341, sec. 40, p. 1017; am. 2015, ch. 248, sec. 1, p. 1044; am. 2018, ch. 164, sec. 2, p. 323; am. 2019, ch. 288, sec. 20, p. 843.]