24-509. First election. At the time appointed therefor in the proclamation incorporating said drainage district, the first election shall be held, at which the directors provided for in this act shall be chosen. At this election the persons receiving the highest number of votes for county director in each county shall be declared elected county director, and the person receiving the highest number of votes for director at large in the entire district shall be declared elected director at large. The judges and clerks shall qualify, and the election shall be held, the results ascertained and the returns made in the same manner as is provided by law for general county elections, except as in this act provided: Provided, That the returns on the election of the director at large shall be made to the secretary of state, the returns canvassed and certificate of election issued as in the case of the election of state officers.
History: L. 1911, ch. 170, § 9; March 27; R.S. 1923, 24-509.
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