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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Electioneering on Election Day: What Can & Can’t Happen at the Polls

Electioneering, campaigning, and other efforts to influence voters in favor of a certain candidate, issue, or slate are a vital part of the political process, but such activities are restricted on Election Day at Neighborhood Council Elections. Electioneering includes but is not limited to activities such as: Soliciting a vote or otherwise speaking to voters [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Electioneering on Election Day: What Can & Can’t Happen at the Polls

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 [...]

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Voting FAQs

Below is a list of common questions we’ve received about voting in Neighborhood Council Elections. If you have a question that isn’t addressed below, see a complete list of Elections FAQs on this page. If your question isn’t already answered on that page, you may click the ASK A QUESTION button there to submit a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on Voting FAQs

This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 1st – June 8th

A list of Pop-Up Polls for the week of June 1 - 8th is below. If your neighborhood is having one this week, here’s a social media-friendly graphic you can use in your posts: Have a good Pop-Up Polling Place to suggest in your neighborhood? If your Council is having an online election, Pop-Up Polls [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 1st – June 8th