Create a login first, then use it to sign into the portal and fill out your application
To avoid your personal email being published publicly, create a custom email for your political business before creating your candidate registration login, then use that address for your application and all other Neighborhood Council-related business
While your candidate application has to be filed by the stated deadline for your Neighborhood Council, you may edit your candidate statement and photo up until one week before your Election Day, so don’t worry about having to create a polished essay or a great photo before you apply! Election timelines vary between Councils; look up yours here:http://bit.ly/2019NCElectionDates
HOW TO LOOK UP VOTER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
It’s important to let voters know what to bring to the polls in order to vote for you.
To look up voter requirements, select your Neighborhood Council from the list on this page:http://tiny.cc/NCbylaws. Election parameters are stated in Article X of a Council’s Bylaws. Attachment B contains a list of board seats and eligibility requirements for each one, including the minimum voting age.
Make sure to look at the actual seat you are running for, as some Councils have different eligibility requirements for different seats.
HOW TO LOOK UP PAST ELECTIONS HISTORY FOR YOUR COUNCIL
To see voter turnout for Neighborhood Council elections from 2002 - 2016, select your Council from this list: http://tiny.cc/NCElectionsHistory
What are Neighborhood Councils?
Neighborhood Councils are your connection to Los Angeles City Hall and the elected officials and City departments there. Neighborhood Councils are made up of elected board members who are part of the local community. The City of Los Angeles created Neighborhood Councils in 1999, in order to make the City government more responsive to local needs.
¿Qué son los Consejos Vecinales?
Los Consejos Vecinales son su conexión al Ayuntamiento de Los Ángeles, a los Funcionarios Electos y a los Departamentos Municipales. Los Consejos Vecinales son compuestos de miembros de la directiva quienes han sido elegidos y quienes son parte de la comunidad local. La Ciudad de Los Ángeles creó los Consejos Vecinales en 1999 para que el Gobierno Municipal fuese más receptivo a las necesidades locales.
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