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California Laws | Election Code
DIVISION 9. MEASURES SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS
CHAPTER 7. GENERAL PROVISIONS (9600-9610)

purpose other than qualification of the proposed (3552)

measure for the ballot. I certify that I will (3553)

not knowingly or willfully allow the signatures (3554)

for this initiative to be used for any purpose (3555)

other than qualification of the measure for the (3556)

ballot. (3557)

_________________________________________________ (3558)

(Signature of Proponent) (3559)

Dated this ____ day of _________, 20___ (3560)

(b) The certification required by subdivision (a) shall be kept on file by the agency authorized to prepare the title and summary for the proposed initiative measure for not less than eight months after the certification of the results of the election for which the measure qualified, or if the measure, for any reason, is not submitted to the voters, eight months after the deadline for submission of the petition to the elections official. (3561)

(c) Failure to comply with this section shall not invalidate any signatures on a state or local initiative petition. (3562)

9609. (a) Prior to allowing a person to circulate an initiative petition for signatures, the person, company official, or other organizational officer who is in charge of signature gathering shall execute and submit to the proponents a signed statement that reads as follows: (3563)

I,___, acknowledge that it is a misdemeanor under (3564)

state law (Section 18650 of the Elections Code) (3565)

to knowingly or willfully allow the signatures (3566)

on an initiative petition to be used for any (3567)

purpose other than qualification of the proposed (3568)

measure for the ballot. I certify that I will (3569)

not knowingly or willfully allow the signatures (3570)

for this initiative to be used for any purpose (3571)

other than qualification of the measure for the (3572)

ballot. (3573)

_________________________________________________ (3574)

(Signature of Official) (3575)

Dated this ____ day of _________, 20___ (3576)

(b) The certification required by subdivision (a) shall be kept on file by the proponents of the proposed initiative measure for not less than eight months after the certification of the results of the election for which the measure qualified, or if the measure, for any reason, is not submitted to the voters, eight months after the deadline for submission of the petition to the elections official. (3577)

(c) Failure to comply with this section shall not invalidate any signatures on a state or local initiative petition. (3578)

9610. (a) Prior to soliciting signatures on an initiative petition, a circulator shall execute and submit to the person, company official, or other organizational officer who is in charge of signature gathering a signed statement that reads as follows: (3579)

I,___, acknowledge that it is a misdemeanor under (3580)

state law (Section 18650 of the Elections Code) (3581)

to knowingly or willfully allow the signatures (3582)

on an initiative petition to be used for any (3583)

purpose other than qualification of the proposed (3584)

measure for the ballot. I certify that I will (3585)

not knowingly or willfully allow the signatures (3586)

for this initiative to be used for any purpose (3587)

other than qualification of the measure for the (3588)

ballot. (3589)

_________________________________________________ (3590)

(Signature of Circulator) (3591)

Dated this ____ day of _________, 20___ (3592)

(b) The certification required by subdivision (a) shall be kept on file by the person, company official, or other organizational officer who is in charge of signature gathering for the proposed initiative measure for not less than eight months after the certification of the results of the election for which the measure qualified, or if the measure, for any reason, is not submitted to the voters, eight months after the deadline for submission of the petition to the elections official. (3593)

(c) This section shall not apply to unpaid circulators of state or local initiative petitions. (3594)

(d) Failure to comply with this section shall not invalidate any signatures on a state or local initiative petition. (3595)

DIVISION 10. LOCAL, SPECIAL, VACANCY, AND CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS (3596)(Text)

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS (3597)(Text)

CHAPTER 1. VOTERS AND PROCEDURE (10000-10004) (3598)(Text)

10000. Every person is entitled to vote at a local, special, or consolidated election who is registered in any one of the precincts which compose the local, special, or consolidated election precincts, in accordance with this code. (3599)

10001. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, all statewide special elections shall be called, conducted, and canvassed as provided by this code for the calling, conducting, and canvassing of general elections. (3600)

10002. The governing body of any city or district may by resolution request the board of supervisors of the county to permit the county elections official to render specified services to the city or district relating to the conduct of an election. Subject to approval of the board of supervisors, these services shall be performed by the county elections official. (3601)

The resolution of the governing body of the city or district shall specify the services requested. (3602)

Any city that requests the board of supervisors to permit the elections official to prepare the city's election materials shall, if the board of supervisors agrees to provide such services, supply the county elections official with a list of its precincts, or consolidated precincts, as applicable, no later than 61 days before the election. (3603)

Unless other arrangements satisfactory to the county have been made, the city or district shall reimburse the county in full for the services performed upon presentation of a bill to the city or district. (3604)

10003. A county may by ordinance or resolution limit campaign contributions in county elections. (3605)

10004. If the governing body of any special district fails to call or to take any other steps necessary to the holding of the regular district election at which any member or members of the governing body of the district are to be selected, the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is located, upon being notified of this fact by any voter in the district, may call a special election within the district for the selection of the governing board member or members involved. The election shall be held not later than 90 days after it is called by the board of supervisors, and shall be conducted in the same manner as the regular district election. The costs of the special election shall be borne by the district for which the election is held. (3606)

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