How & When To File Election Challenges

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.

By | April 19th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on How & When To File Election Challenges

FAQs RE: Candidate Funding & Endorsements

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 [...]

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NationBuilder for Neighborhood Councils

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 [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Blog, How-To|Comments Off on NationBuilder for Neighborhood Councils

How-To: Start Your Elections Process

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 lisa@empowerla.org or jay@empowerla.org Click here for your Election Timeline per Region. Click here for your Neighborhood Council [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Blog, How-To|Comments Off on How-To: Start Your Elections Process