Online voting is brand new for Los Angeles voters! Let your stakeholders and volunteers know what to expect at digital polling places on Election Day. How Voter Registration works When voters arrive at the polls, they’ll be asked to fill out one of these forms. Everyone must fill one out, even if they pre-registered online, [...]
Nextdoor is a great tool for promoting Neighborhood Council elections, but you must take care to use it correctly to avoid problems with electioneering. Individual candidates may not be promoted via a Neighborhood Council's official Nextdoor account, unless ALL candidates are being promoted equally and in a random order. Additionally, a Nextdoor account that belongs to a [...]
Election challenges must be filed within 5 calendar days after the election in question takes place. They must be submitted online by filling out the form located here. Election challenges become part of the public record once they are made. Learn more about challenges here. See a list of submitted challenges here.
Neighborhood Council Candidates are allowed to raise money and to accept donations and endorsements from individuals or organizations. (We recommend you keep a record of any donations received for your taxes.) A Neighborhood Council, however, may not endorse candidates; nor may it use public funds to support individual candidates. However, individual board members may endorse [...]
NationBuilder is a community building platform, a powerful digital tool that allows Neighborhood Councils to engage their communities by: Accessing and Managing Voter Registration Data Managing Neighborhood Council Contact Data Creating Newsletters for Specific Audiences Creating email blasts with Surveys and RSVPs Tracking and Managing Social Media Activity EmpowerLA has a master account with NationBuilder [...]
The Elections Team is here to help you when you need it. So to help guide your budget and key event/outreach planning, check out this quick "cheat sheet" to use as a basis for your planning. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Click here for your Election Timeline per Region. Click here for your Neighborhood Council [...]