Attend a Candidate Info Session and learn how you can run for local office on your LA Neighborhood Council! Learn how to create a successful campaign using free and low-cost outreach strategies and how to fill out your candidate application, with the City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and the LA City Clerk’s Elections Division. […]
Now is your chance to make a difference in your Northridge East community!
Candidate filing period for Region 2 ends Tuesday, February 9. Make a difference in your community, run for a seat on the Northridge East Neighborhood Council board. You can apply by going to https://clerkappsele.lacity.org/NCElection/ or go to the EmpowerLA.org website and click on the elections link. 91 of LA’s 99 Neighborhood Councils are holding elections this season between […]
New Vote Centers Open This Weekend, But Most Angelenos Have No Idea
From https://laist.com/latest/post/20200221/vote-centers-primary-election-polling-places Election “Day” is so 2016. Californians have been voting by mail since the beginning of this month, and in L.A. and Orange Counties, voting in-person starts Saturday morning, when the first round of centralized “vote centers” will open. Let’s recap the changes for WHERE to vote: Most neighborhood polling places are going away, so your old […]
Northridge East Neighborhood Council Election is This Saturday, May 4
You may have heard of our upcoming Neighborhood Council Election for Northridge East Neighborhood Council. The Northridge East Neighborhood Council is your liaison with City Hall. We are your voice for issues that affect our community. This is an opportunity for you to engage in the process of electing the members of our Neighborhood Council. […]
Candidate Workshop 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections (1/19/2019 in Van Nuys)
Date and Time Sat, January 19, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST Location Marvin Braude Building 6262 Van Nuys Boulevard Van Nuys, CA 91401 Description At our Neighborhood Council Candidate Workshop, you’ll learn tips for: running a successful campaign connecting with voters advocating for issues you’re passionate about writing your personal statements You’ll also […]
Be the Change in Your Community – Run for a Seat on Your Neighborhood Council. Election is May 4, 2019.
What are Neighborhood Councils? Neighborhood Councils are the closest form of government to the people. They give their communities a voice at City Hall on important issues like development, homelessness, and public safety. Neighborhood Councils are advisory bodies with annual budgets funded by taxpayer dollars. Board members are City officials who are elected by those […]
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 […]
Northridge East Neighborhood Council Election Results
Thank you to our Northridge East stakeholders who came out and supported us by voting last week! We are proud to serve you. Here are the Official Northridge East Neighborhood Council election results.
Vote in the Northridge East Neighborhood Council Election!
Saturday, April 9, 2016 Noon – 4 pm Northridge Woman’s Club 18401 Lassen Street Northridge, CA 91325 Voting in the Northridge East Neighborhood Council election is open to everyone 18 years of age or older on the Election Day who lives, works, owns property, or has an ongoing and significant participation within the council boundaries. […]
Meet Your 2016 Northridge East Neighborhood Council Candidates
The following candidates have been certified and will be on the ballot for our April 9 Election. https://cityclerk.lacity.org/nccr/nccand/cand.html?nc=NORTHRIDGE%20EAST Don’t forget to register to vote online. https://register.empowerla.org/council/33/ Online Voter Registration closes on Saturday, March 26, 2016. If you missed the registration deadline, you can still register and vote the same day in person at the polling location […]
CityWatch Launches Neighborhood Council Election Portal
CityWatch, the online news portal, has launched a Neighborhood Council page in partnership with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment a.k.a. EmpowerLA to support the 2016 Neighborhood Council election outreach. CityWatch is published to encourage grassroots civic engagement through information, ideas and perspective. Editor and co-founder, Ken Draper, was involved in the creation of the Neighborhood […]
Neighborhood Council Elections Are Around the Corner … Here’s Why YOU Should Run
Originally posted at http://citywatchla.com/8box-left/9995-neighborhood-council-elections-are-around-the-corner-here-s-why-you-should-run. Written by Tim Deegan. Why do neighborhood councils matter and why should you run for a board seat on your NC? At their best, and some excel at this, they serve as local political organizations that are empowered to monitor the critical issues in their communities such as land use and development, transportation […]
Empower LA Region 2 Elections Mixer Video
Kevin Taylor from Empower LA held an Election Mixer for Region 2 Neighborhood Councils. The event was hosted by Tommy Gelinas at the “Valley Relics Museum” in Chatsworth. Enjoy the video.
Interested in Making a Difference in Your Community?
If you wish to promote your community, the opportunities are endless. The Candidate Filing Period began December 16, 2013 and ends January 15, 2014. The easiest way to file as a candidate is online. Here’s how: Go to http://empowerla.org/nenc/northridge-east-nc-2014-election/ Click on File Online tab in the right-hand column Fill out the online form and click Submit. We look forward to seeing as […]
Stakeholder Definition Changes
On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, LA’s City Council voted unanimously to approve CF 12-1682, changing the name and definition of the Factual Basis Stakeholder to Community Interest Stakeholder, defined as those who have a “substantial and ongoing participation within the Neighborhood Council’s boundaries.” The ordinance now goes to the Mayor for his signature and then must […]
Preliminary Election Results
At-Large Representatives GLENN BAILEY STEVEN RAMIREZ Business Owner / Employee Representatives STEVE PATEL ALICE McCAIN Property Owner Representatives NESTOR FANTINI LUCILLE MEEHAN Residents and / either Property Owner, Renter, Business Owner / Employee Representatives KELLY LORD DON DWIGGINS YJ DRAIMAN Property Owner, Renter, or Business Owner/Employee Representative SPENCER SCHMERLING Youth Representative AHMER QURESHI Click here […]
Neighborhood Council Elections
The Neighborhood Council elections are off and running with four Valley regions having held their meetings. Each region is being supported by experienced Independent Election Administrators. All four regions have decided on their shared election dates. An exciting outreach event for candidates, titled “Rally in the Valley” will be held on Friday June 22 from […]
Daily News Editorial: Neighborhood Councils Need You
From the Los Angeles Daily News, June 7, 2012. Tuesday’s primary election dumped scores of political hopefuls from the the state’s ballots. From Arcata to Arleta and San Francisco to Signal Hill, candidates for various legislative offices found their campaigns over when they did not place in the top two of vote-getters in their contests. […]
City Council Approves Temporary Transfer of NC Elections from City Clerk to Dept. of Neighborhood Empowerment
The City Council took action in support of Councilman Krekorian’s recommendation that NC elections not be postponed until 2014, but be available in Fiscal Year 2012-13. The next step will be deciding how to pay for it. The Department was asked to report back to Council on a plan to administer elections along with a […]
NC Election: March 2, 2010 — Results
The 2010 election for the NENC Board of Directors was held on March 2, 2010. Following is the official tally for NENC as posted on the City Clerk’s NC Election website on March 3, 2010 (elected candidates shown in boldface): Candidate Votes Cast At-Large Representatives (vote for 2) CHAVON SMITH 10 NESTOR M. FANTINI 26 […]