The county superintendent of schools calling the election shall cause to be prepared and distributed a statement setting forth arguments for and against the recommendations. The argument shall not exceed 500 words. The argument in favor of the recommendation shall be prepared by the president of the county board or by a proponent of the recommendations designated by the president. The arguments against the recommendations shall be prepared by a member of the county board who voted against the recommendations, or, if there be none, by an elector designated by the county superintendent of schools who has appeared before the board or at a public hearing in opposition to the recommendation.
(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1192, Sec. 3.)