2019 Idaho Code
Title 50 - MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
Chapter 7 - COUNCIL
Section 50-707A - ELECTION OF COUNCILMEN BY DISTRICTS.
50-707A. ELECTION OF COUNCILMEN BY DISTRICTS. (1) Any city may, by ordinance, provide for districts and the election of councilmen by districts. Upon the adoption of such an ordinance and at least one hundred twenty (120) days prior to each general election, the governing body of the city shall establish the territory of council districts in accordance with this section.
(2) Each district shall consist of one or more contiguous election precincts and each district shall, to the nearest extent possible, contain the same number of people based upon the most recent federal census.
(3) Each city providing for the election of councilmen by districts shall establish the number of districts corresponding to the number of council seats determined by the city pursuant to section 50-701, Idaho Code, or for any city having a governing body governed by the provisions of sections 50-801 through 50-812, Idaho Code, the number of council seats determined by the city pursuant to section 50-805, Idaho Code.
(4) Upon adoption of such an ordinance, a council shall determine, not less than ninety (90) days before the next general city election, if council members are to be elected by electors from the entire city, or by the electors of the said geographic district. The council shall also determine, not less than ninety (90) days before the next general election, the method of the implementation of this ordinance.
[50-707A, added 1984, ch. 108, sec. 2, p. 251.]