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Los Angeles County Mock Election
September 28 - 29 from 10 AM to 4 PM 
Plummer Park Fiesta Hall

The City of West Hollywood is partnering with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder and 50 locations across the County to invite everyone to experience the new voting system, “Voting Solutions for All People"

Experience the new machines hands-on, and vote on things like their favorite sports team, park or music venue! 

For more information:
https://lavote.net/home/voting-elections/current-elections/mock-election

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CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD
General Municipal Election 
NOVEMBER 3, 2020  

 ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR CITY COUNCIL?
The next General Municipal Election will be held on November 3, 2020.  
There will be TWO (2) City Council seats to be filled for four-year terms.

The Nomination period begins July 13, 2020 and ends on August 7, 2020

Those interested in running for West Hollywood City Council must be: 
1) A West Hollywood Resident
2) Registered to Vote in West Hollywood
3) 18 years of age or older
4) Must obtain 20 valid signatures on a Nomination form provided by the City.

Individuals can begin soliciting campaign funds not more than 24 months before an Election.  You may submit a Candidate Intention Form (Form 501) to the City Clerk's Office and if you expect to receive or spend $2,000 or more on your campaign; you’ll need to submit a Statement of Organization Form (Form 410) to the Secretary of State and provide a copy to the City Clerk's office.

To become a Candidate for the 2020 Election, you must receive 20 valid signatures (of registered West Hollywood voters) on a Nomination Form that will then be verified by the L.A. County Registrar Recorder.

The Nomination period begins July 13, 2020 and ends on August 7, 2020

You may contact the City Clerk's Office at 323-848-6409 in mid-June 2020 to schedule an appointment to receive specific Election information and your official Nomination papers.

You may also visit the website for the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) at www.fppc.ca.gov where you will find additional resources and forms.

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Senate Bill No. 415 (SB 415) mandated that the City of West Hollywood's Elections be consolidated with the Statewide elections conducted by the L.A. County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk.  The City's elections will now be held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years, beginning November 3, 2020. 
           

NOTICE TO VOTERS-  (In English & Russian)
NOTICE TO VOTERS - (In English & Spanish)      

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 CHANGES TO HOW WE VOTE!
Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP)
Vote Center Placement Project ( VCPP)

In 2020, Los Angeles County will transition from polling places to vote centers. This new model will allow voters to cast a ballot at any vote center location in the County over an 11-day period.  Resident's of the City of West Hollywood will experience this new way of voting in the upcoming Presidential Primary in March 2020. 

Visit the County's website for more information at: www.vsap.lavote.net

Below is additional information on the new voting experience:

Modernizing the Voting Experience(Russian) (Spanish)
Accessibility Features(Russian) (Spanish)
Informational Videos --Voting Solutions for All People (VSAP)
                            

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Apply to become a PERMANENT Vote by Mail Voter  [PDF}
View Campaign Finance Statements [PDF]                 
View Past Election Results [PDF] 

VoteSquareRegister to Vote
The California Secretary of State’s Voter Registration page allows you to register online. You must be 18 years of age, a United States citizen, and a resident of California.  You will need your California driver license, the last four (4) digits of your social security number, and your date of birth.

icon_pollworker_informationPolling Place Locator & Voter Resource
Find your election information here! You can view information in English, Russian, and Spanish as well.  Check your voter registration status, register to vote online, register to vote by mail, find your polling place and Sample Ballot or sign up for E-Sample Ballot.
la county registrar logoLos Angeles County Registrar/Recorder Website
When you visit the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder’s Voting & Elections page, you will find additional information and resources related to elections.  You can apply to be a pollworker.  You can sign-up to receive your sample ballot via email.  In addition, there is information about voter and community outreach. 

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