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 [...]

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

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

SoroFest 2016

Street Festival June 5th, 2016 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Robertson Blvd. Between Cattaraugus and Cadillac Los Angeles, Califonia 90034 Free Admission! Free Shade Tree Adoptions, Free Compost Neighborhood Council Elections Food, games, children's activities, entertainment Health Fair Pavilion, Emergency Preparedness Expo ALL WELCOMED! More information: www.soronc.org

By | 2016-05-26T17:54:10+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Blog, Events, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on SoroFest 2016

This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: May 25th – 31st

Pop-Up Polls give voters more opportunities to vote, in addition to voting online and on Election Day. Here are this week's Pop-Up Polls: Wilmington Neighborhood Council Wednesday, May 25th 6 pm start time (open for at least 1 hour) Neighborhood Council Meeting 1371 Eubank Ave Wilmington 90744 Del Rey Neighborhood Council Wednesday, May 25th 6:30 [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: May 25th – 31st

Outreach Best Practices: Eagle Rock NC’s Election Promo Video & Election Day Activity Ideas

Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council got a great turnout at their polls last weekend! Check out their fun election promo video and creative Election Day activity ideas for inspiration for making your own Election Day an event that draws your community closer together. Election promo video Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council’s “Eagle Rock the Vote!” video gives a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: Eagle Rock NC’s Election Promo Video & Election Day Activity Ideas

Where Is My Username & PIN?

Did you register to vote online, but haven't yet received a username and PIN to use to log into the voting system? There are three possible explanations : 1) Your registration was incomplete; 2) your registration is complete but not yet processed; or 3) your registration was completed but your login confirmation went into your [...]

By | 2016-05-25T18:14:07+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|Comments Off on Where Is My Username & PIN?

When Is There a Recount of Ballots?

Recounts may happen either automatically or by request in a Neighborhood Council election. Whenever there is a contest where the number of votes separating candidates for a given seat is 10% or less of the total votes cast in that contest, EmpowerLA Elections staff conduct a recount automatically. Recounts may also be conducted by request. [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:15+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on When Is There a Recount of Ballots?