Neighborhood Council Mailers

What better way to inform your stakeholders of the existence of the Neighborhood Council System than by mail? By sending a mailer out to each residence within your Neighborhood Council’s boundaries, you can effectively introduce, or re-introduce, your Neighborhood Council and garner more support, voter turnout, and candidate registration for 2016 Elections. More than 75% […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach|0 Comments

Time Warner Cable Airtime

Congratulations to Regions One and Four! The Neighborhood Councils in these respective regions pulled their funds together to purchase more than 300 airtime slots through Time Warner Cable’s television network. They will be advertising Neighborhood Council Elections throughout the valley by airing a 30-second, abridged version of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Neighborhood Council Elections Video.

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By |February 4th, 2016|Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections|0 Comments

Give Me Shelter

Last week, we sent out a How-To on running ads on Bus Benches. Bus Shelter Advertising is another great way to do outreach for the upcoming Neighborhood Council elections.

Similar to bus benches, the fee for placing bus shelter ads has been waived for Neighborhood Councils! However, there is still a printing cost per bus […]

By |February 4th, 2016|Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|0 Comments

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Neighborhood Council Elections Video

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti kicks off the 2016 Neighborhood Council elections, calling on Angelenos to sign up as candidates and register as voters.

Sign up as a candidate, register as a voter, and learn more about the Neighborhood Council system.

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Get On The Bus!

Bus Bench Ads are a great way to attract voters, candidates, and volunteers for 2016 Elections. Neighborhood Councils have the opportunity to place election information on available bus benches.

The fee for placing bus bench ads has been waived for Neighborhood Councils! However, there will still be a printing cost per bus bench ad.

Below are 6 […]

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How to Add Your Email Signature with Elections Graphics

Make sure your Board Member email signature has the right elections URL links and graphics. One of the simplest ways to get your Board Members in sync with the Election message is to generate Email Signature files that are loaded with specific instructions and links that lead all email recipients to your Neighborhood Council election […]

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5 Ideas to Use at Board Meetings to Help Raise Candidate and Voter Activation

Every Neighborhood Council board meeting is an opportunity to attract potential candidates and empower people to vote in your Neighborhood Council elections.

Here are five ideas your Board can implement to help raise candidate enrollment, voter registration, and in the end, voter turnout:

1. Signage: make it easy for stakeholders to find your Board meeting location […]

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Work with Your Regional Branch Library

Your regional branch library is the perfect partner in connecting with your stakeholders during this Election process. Los Angeles branch libraries have computers for individuals to register as candidates, register to vote online, and research which Neighborhood Councils represent their needs. Your local branch library has a genuine interest in positively serving the needs of […]

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0-40 Klout in 40 days

Learn how to boost your social media presence in less than 40 days! On December 10, 2015 the first Tweet was sent out from @ElectionsLA and by January 12, 2016, less than 40 days later, ElectionsLA had a klout score of 40.

Klout is a free online tool used to collect anonymous user data from social […]

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Randomized Ballot Order for 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections

EmpowerLA’s Elections Team conducted a random drawing of letters of the alphabet to determine the order of candidate names for the upcoming Neighborhood Council elections.

Candidates will be posted online as they file, in the order that they file. When the ballot is prepared, the candidates in each of the 12 election regions will be listed […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Randomized Ballot Order for 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections