La Jolla Community Planning Association

P.O. Box 889, La Jolla, CA 92038
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2016 Regular Trustee Elections
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Jolla Recreation Center


Open Seats | 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 are 8 seats. The regular 6 seats with 3-year terms and two vacant seats--1 expiring 2018, 1 expiring 2017.

The top 6 vote-getters will be awarded full 3 year terms. The 7th top vote-getter will fill the vacant seat expiring 2018. The 8th top vote-getter will fill the vacant seat expiring 2017.

Eligibility to Run

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

The LJCPA's February 4th meeting was the deadline to announce candidacy and be listed on the ballot.

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.
    If your Membership expires 2/28/2016
    you are not eligible to vote.
  • 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.
  • You can vote for up to 8 individuals or you can vote for less. Ballots with more than 8 individuals 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 March LJCPA meeting.

The challenge period for the election results is one week.

New Trustees shall be seated in April at the start of the regular meeting in order to allow their full participation as Trustees at the April LJCPA meeting.

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

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

Candidate Forum
A candidate forum was held LJCPA's February meeting. Candidates were given the opportunity to make a 2 minute statement.

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