2016 Neighborhood Council Elections: Official Results

The results are in for the 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections! 25,571 voters voted for 1,839 candidates in 82 elections and 8 selections this year. The oldest candidate was 93 years old; the youngest just 14. 34 Neighborhood Councils helped pioneer online voting this year - a first for any election in the City of Los [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections: Official Results

2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Survey

We would love to have your feedback on the 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections! Please take a moment to fill out this short 4-item survey regarding your Election experiences and your priorities for your community: https://form.jotform.com/41385529870968

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Survey

Get Your Polling Place Rental Bill Paid

EmpowerLA pays up to $200 of the cost of polling place rentals, but your location rental paperwork must be submitted correctly, in order to get that payment made. Once you have an invoice from the location you used, submit it to us via email, and use the subject line, "Election Polling Place." Send that email [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Get Your Polling Place Rental Bill Paid

You Can Still Book A Pop-Up Poll This Week

There's still time to book a Pop-Up Poll before Saturday's official Election Day for Empowerment Congress North; Mid City; or Empowerment Congress West Neighborhood Councils! Pop-Up Polls can increase voting opportunities for your stakeholders. Call us right away with your suggestions for events or locations where we can set up one of our mobile voting [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on You Can Still Book A Pop-Up Poll This Week

This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 15th – June 17th

Below are confirmed Pop-Up Poll locations for June 15th - 17th. New dates are added to our Pop-Up Poll webpage at http://empowerla.org/popuppolls, as they are booked, so be sure to visit that page for the latest locations. Don't forget: even if a Pop-Up Poll isn't within your Neighborhood Council boundaries, your stakeholders may still vote at *any* Pop-Up [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 15th – June 17th

Last Call For Pop-Up Polls!

If your Neighborhood Council has an online election coming up on June 11th or 18th, you still have time to book Pop-Up Polls to help increase voting opportunities for your stakeholders! Call us immediately at (818) 293-VOTE (8683) to make your request. What makes a good Pop-Up Poll location? These mobile voting stations are most [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on Last Call For Pop-Up Polls!

This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 8th – June 15th

Below are confirmed Pop-Up Poll locations for June 8th - 15th. New dates are added as they are booked to our Pop Up Poll webpage at http://empowerla.org/popuppolls, so be sure to check that page throughout the week for the latest locations. Don’t forget - even if a Pop-Up Poll is not within your Council’s boundaries, [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 8th – June 15th

Call for Submissions: Share your Election Photos & Stories

  We know there are some great Election stories and pictures out there that we've missed, and we'd love to be able to share yours in an upcoming Election newsletter. Whether you rented a bouncy castle; increased your voter turnout over last season; came up with a cool promotional idea for your social media accounts; [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Share your Election Photos & Stories

Passing the Baton for Outreach Chairs

Whether you’re an outgoing Outreach Committee Chair or a new one, login credentials, instructions for use and helpful hints should be passed down from one board to the next for any of the following assets your Neighborhood Council may have: Website Social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) NextDoor account NationBuilder account Email list Templates [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, Tool Box|Comments Off on Passing the Baton for Outreach Chairs

Pop-Up Polls: Last Week’s Success Stories

Our mobile voting stations have been bringing the polls to the people with excellent results! Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Election Chair Nancy Trojan wrote to tell us they’d had a very successful Pop-Up Poll at a local Metro Park N Ride last week, where 73 voters were registered. We love hearing your Pop-Up Poll [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on Pop-Up Polls: Last Week’s Success Stories