La Jolla Community Planning Association

P.O. Box 889, La Jolla, CA 92038
858.456.7900 |


2017 Special Trustee Election
Thursday, September 7, 2017, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Jolla Recreation Center


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

Cindy Greatrex received the most votes and no protests were filed. She will be seated at the LJCPA's October meeting.

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 one (1) seat filling the balance of a term expiring 2020.

Eligibility to Run

To be eligible to run for a trustee seat, candidates must be eligible by and including the regular August meeting, must be a Member, and must have attended 3 of the LJCPA's meetings in the 12-month period preceding the election; that is, September 2016 through August 2017, inclusive.

The deadline to announce candidacy and be listed on the ballot was the end of the regular August LJCPA meeting.

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

Election Process

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

  • Only Members will be allowed to vote (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 September LJCPA meeting.

The challenge period once the election results are announced is one (1) week.

The newly elected Trustee will be seated in October 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 service.

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 LJCPA's August meeting.

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