How To Pay Your Election Location Rental Bill

Most Neighborhood Councils have used or will use a location that has a rental fee for their Elections. To make sure that your rental bill gets paid, please submit your location invoices via email to EmpowerLA.Funding@LACity.org, and cc (carbon copy) that email to ManQin.He@LACity.org. Make sure to write "Election Polling Place" in the subject line of your email. The [...]

By | 2016-06-15T17:56:33+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on How To Pay Your Election Location Rental Bill

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

Outreach Best Practices: How To Seek Out & Recruit Great Committee Members

Forming new committees is part of forming a new Board, and effective committees are the secret to an effective Board. But where can you find great committee members in your area, and how can you recruit them? Your Neighborhood Council's email list is entirely composed of people who already know and care about your Neighborhood [...]

By | 2016-06-15T17:06:40+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: How To Seek Out & Recruit Great Committee Members

Online Voting Press Release

Does your Neighborhood Council have an online election happening soon? Here’s a press release about online voting that you can share with your stakeholders and local press contacts, in order to educate your voters, and promote your upcoming election. The release explains how online voting works in this season’s Neighborhood Council Elections. The press release [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Online Voting Press Release

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!

Record-Breaking Voter Turnout in Venice

Congratulations to Venice Neighborhood Council for the highest voter turnout ever achieved for any Neighborhood Council election! Though lines were long, spirits stayed high as 2,729 people came out to vote in Venice, beating the prior record for turnout at a Neighborhood Council Election by about 300 voters, which happened in 2006 with Historic Cultural [...]

By | 2016-06-08T15:00:15+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Record-Breaking Voter Turnout in Venice

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

What Candidates Can & Cannot Do At Pop-Up Polls

Even though Pop-Up Polls are set up in public places and at events, it’s important to remember that an election is taking place at those mobile voting stations. Because of this, when a Pop-Up Poll is happening, candidates running for Neighborhood Council seats should be mindful of the following: Candidates may not come within 15 [...]

By | 2016-06-08T16:37:57+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on What Candidates Can & Cannot Do At Pop-Up Polls

Poll Workers Needed Saturday June 11th

Paid and volunteer staff are needed to work Neighborhood Council Elections Saturday June 11th in Regions 9 and 12! Region 9 is the South LA area; Region 12 is the Harbor area. Regional maps are linked below - click the Council names on those maps to see where and when a specific Council's polls are [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, uncategorised|Comments Off on Poll Workers Needed Saturday June 11th

Outreach Best Practices: Fun Election Day Giveaways & Events From Los Feliz & South Robertson

Los Feliz Neighborhood Council Vice President Mark Mauceri sent us some great photos from their recent election, including the one above of three youngsters enjoying LFNC's polling place at Fire Station 35. The “Fire Chief” hats the girls are wearing have LFNC’s Election logo on them, and are an excellent Elections giveaway item for a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, uncategorised|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: Fun Election Day Giveaways & Events From Los Feliz & South Robertson