La Jolla Community Planning Association

P.O. Box 889, La Jolla, CA 92038
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2016 Special Trustee Election
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Jolla Recreation Center


Open Seat | Eligibility to Run | Election Process
Candidates | Candidate Forum

Pursuant to the LJCPA bylaws, the LJCPA Board consists of 18 Trustees elected by the Members of the LJCPA. Trustees serve for a fixed term of 3 years. Every year, 1/3rd of the seats are up for election which are held on the day of the regular LJCPA March meeting.

Vacant seats, due to excessive absences or resignation, may be filled at the regular election or filled at a special election called during the year.

Open Seats

Up for election is 1 seat filling the balance of a term expiring March, 2018.

Eligibility to Run

To be eligible to run for a trustee seat, candidates must be eligible by and including the regular June meeting, must be a Member, and must have attended 3 of the LJCPA's meetings in the preceding 12-month period (July 2015 through June 2016, inclusive.)

The deadline to announce candidacy and be listed on the ballot has passed.

Write-in candidates are allowed but must meet eligibility requirements.

Election Process

Pursuant to the LJCPA bylaws the election process is as follows:

  • Only Members will be allowed to vote (It is too late to become a Member in time to vote in the July 7th election. If you have a question regarding your Membership send an email to
  • Proxy voting is not allowed.
  • No electioneering within 90 feet of polls. No materials may be left in the polling room.
  • Must provide proof of identity.
  • Write-in candidates must meet eligibility requirements.
  • Vote for 1 individual. Ballots with more than 1 individual marked will not be counted.

The Election Committee will open the polls at 3:00 pm and close at 7:00 pm. Upon closing the polls the ballots will be counted. The tally will be presented to the President who as soon as practical will certify and announce the results during the July LJCPA meeting.

The challenge period for the election results is one week.

The newly elected Trustee will be seated in August at the start of the regular LJCPA meeting in order to allow their full participation as a Trustee.

Our elections are run by volunteers, please follow their guidance and take a moment to thank them for their time.
  Candidates (listed alphabetically.)

Candidate statements are posted as submitted to the LJCPA.

Write-in candidates are allowed if they otherwise meet eligibility requirements.

Candidate Forum
A candidate forum was held at the LJCPA's June meeting.

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