Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

If you're a Neighborhood Council board member, your Council's Canva account is rolling out today! Canva is an online graphic design tool, and your account includes access to templates for popular Neighborhood Council outreach materials to increase awareness of your Council and promote your upcoming elections. Templates include light pole banners, lawn signs, bus shelter and [...]

By | 2018-10-12T12:26:05+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

Attend City Clerk’s Neighborhood Council Elections Workshops

City Clerk is hosting two more Election Workshops next week to help shape the 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections process - Monday 3/19 6-8 PM in Canoga Park, and Thursday 3/22 6-8 PM in South LA (click through for workshop location details.) The City Clerk will be overseeing Elections administration for Neighborhood Councils, while EmpowerLA will [...]

By | 2018-03-16T11:28:41+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, Election Chairs, Events, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach|Comments Off on Attend City Clerk’s Neighborhood Council Elections Workshops

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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:11+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections: Official Results

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 | 2016-06-22T19:22:51+00:00 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 | 2016-06-15T16:57:27+00:00 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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 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 | 2016-06-08T13:21:23+00:00 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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 8th – June 15th

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 | 2016-06-01T17:58:02+00:00 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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on Pop-Up Polls: Last Week’s Success Stories