The election shall be called and conducted, and any candidates shall be nominated as in general district elections except:
(a) The supervising authority shall establish election precincts, designate the polling places, publish notice, and appoint the election board.
(b) The election returns shall be forwarded to the supervising authority which shall canvass them and declare the election results at its next regular meeting following the election.
(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331, Sec. 1.)