Neighborhood Council Elections

We’re Hiring! All Positions for Neighborhood Council Elections

Since its inception in 1999, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (Empower LA) has grown into the nation’s largest and most innovative initiative in civic engagement and citizen-based government. More than 1,700 Neighborhood Council Board Members are elected or selected by their community to serve on their local boards and work to improve the City’s delivery […]

By |August 12th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, uncategorised|Comments Off on We’re Hiring! All Positions for Neighborhood Council Elections

2016 Neighborhood Council Elections – Online Voting Facts

2016 Neighborhood Council Elections – Online Voting Facts Updated

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is thrilled to announce the selection of Everyone Counts as the proposed online voting vendor for the 2016 Neighborhood Council elections. This fact sheet provides information on the online voting process up to now and how it could be incorporated into the […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach|Comments Off on 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections – Online Voting Facts

Election Season Opens

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment kicked off Neighborhood Council Election season this past Saturday with an Elections Town Hall that set out to accomplish three things:

Review the 2014 Elections to identify the successes that we should work to duplicate
Review the 2014 Elections to identify opportunities to improve
Discuss Online Voting as an innovation that would complement […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach|Comments Off on Election Season Opens

Elections Town Hall

On Saturday, February 7, at 1:00 pm, EmpowerLA is hosting an Elections Town Hall at LA Ctiy College to review the 2014 Neighborhood Council Elections and to discuss the upcoming 2016 elections, including the implementation of citywide online voting.

The Election Town Hall is an opportunity for Outreach Chairs, Election Chairs, Candidates, Poll Workers, and any […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach|Comments Off on Elections Town Hall

Election Doc Retention

Neighborhood Councils can pick up their Election Documents from the City Clerk by emailing Clerk.Election@LACity.org or calling 213-978-0444 and giving the City Clerk a week’s notice so that the documents can be retrieved from the archive and prepared for pickup.

The Documents include the Stakeholder Registration forms, the Candidate Registration forms, the Vote-by-Mail applications, and the […]

By |July 25th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Election Doc Retention

News from Field Operations 7.25.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you are able to stay cool during this heat wave!

I would like to start this short article by thanking our Field Operations team, comprised of our Neighborhood Empowerment Advocates and our support staff for carrying out a total of 83 board orientations! Great job guys!!!! Out […]

By |July 25th, 2014|Blog, Events, Field, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Council Elections, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on News from Field Operations 7.25.14

News from Field Operations 7.11.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well enjoying our wonderful Summer weather!

Our team of Neighborhood Empowerment Analysts (NEAs) has been busy wrapping up our board orientation sessions in South LA and Harbor Areas. As of now we have trained approximately 1700 board members and stakeholders on the basics of being a Neighborhood Council. We are […]

By |July 11th, 2014|Blog, Events, Field, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Council Elections, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on News from Field Operations 7.11.14

Election Doc Retention

Neighborhood Councils can pick up their Election Documents from the City Clerk by emailing Clerk.Election@LACity.org or calling 213-978-0444 and giving the City Clerk a week’s notice so that the documents can be retrieved from the archive and prepared for pickup.

The Documents include the Stakeholder Registration forms, the Candidate Registration forms, the Vote-by-Mail applications, and the […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Election Doc Retention

5 Questions regarding NC Elections

The 2014 Neighborhood Council elections had more volunteers, more candidates, and more voters than in 2012 and now is the time to celebrate!
It’s also the time to evaluate what worked and what can be improved so that the 2016 elections are even better.
Please take a couple of minutes to answer 5 simple questions about your experience as […]

By |June 27th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on 5 Questions regarding NC Elections

GM’s Message 6.20.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well. I’ve been busy this week helping staff wrap up end of fiscal year matters and signing off on paperwork to open each of the Neighborhood Council checking accounts. We now have over half of the accounts open and will finish opening the remaining ones next week. With the […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Blog, GM Message, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on GM’s Message 6.20.14