(a) The directors of the district shall be elected according to the commissioners
precinct method as provided by this section.
(b) One director shall be elected by the voters of the entire district, and one director
shall be elected from each county commissioners precinct by the voters of that precinct.
(c) Except as provided by Subsection (e), to be eligible to be a candidate for or
to serve as director at large, a person must be at least 18 years of age and a resident
of the district. To be a candidate for or to serve as director from a county commissioners precinct,
a person must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of that precinct.
(d) A person shall indicate on the application for a place on the ballot:
(1) the precinct that the person seeks to represent; or
(2) that the person seeks to represent the district at large.
(e) When the boundaries of the county commissioners precincts are redrawn after each
federal decennial census to reflect population changes, a director in office on the
effective date of the change, or a director elected or appointed before the effective
date of the change whose term of office begins on or after the effective date of the
change, shall serve in the precinct to which elected or appointed even though the
change in boundaries places the person's residence outside the precinct for which
the person was elected or appointed.
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