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2014 Special Trustee Election
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Jolla Recreation Center

 

The Special Election was held July 3rd and there was robust voter turnout with over 60 casting their ballots. Pursuant to the bylaws, at the July 9th Special Meeting the President certified the elections and announced the results.

Congratulations to Greatrex, Cindy and Costello, Michael who were elected to fill the two vacant seats. Greatrex will be awarded the seat expiring in 2017, Costello the seat expiring in 2016.

Thank you to the other candidate for your interest in the LJCPA.

The Chair of the Elections Committee took custody of the election ballots. Any challenge to the election results must be filed with the Chair of the Elections Committee (Bob Steck, Bob.Steck@edwardjones.com) in writing within one week of the announcement of the results of the election; that is, by no later than Wednesday, July 16th at 10:00 pm. If no challenge to the election results has been made within said time period, the ballots and election materials shall then be destroyed.

Newly elected trustees will be seated at the August meeting. Note, seated notwithstanding a challenge to the March 2014 elections which has not yet been resolved with the City of San Diego.


2 Trustee seats are anticipated to be vacant at the time of the election. One seat expires in 2016, the other in 2017.

Elections

Pursuant to LJCPA bylaws and the notice at the LJCPA's May 1st meeting, a special election is scheduled for Thursday, July 3, 2014. The Election Committee will open the polls at 3:00 pm and close them at 7:00 pm.

To be eligible to vote in the election you must be a Member in good standing. If you are becoming a Member for the first time, you must attend one LJCPA meeting and submit your application by no later than the June meeting.

Eligibility to be a Candidate

If you want to be a candidate, please send an email to info@lajollacpa.org or contact a member of the Election Committee (see below.) Please verify that you are eligible to be a candidate.

To be eligible to run for a trustee seat, candidates must be eligible by and including the regular June meeting. Specifically, must be a Member, and must have attended 3 of the LJCPA's meetings in the preceding 12-month period, July 2013 through June 2014.

Candidates: listed alphabetically

The bylaws allowed for write-in candidates if they otherwise meet the eligibility requirements.

The top vote getter will be awarded the seat expiring in 2017, the 2nd highest vote getter will be awarded the seat expiring in 2016. Newly elected trustees will be seated at the August 2014 meeting.

Voting

The Election Committee will open the polls at 3:00 pm and close them at 7:00 pm. Ballots will be collected and counted. The tally will be presented to the President who will certify and announce the election results at the July 3rd meeting.

The election process will be as follows:
  • Proxy voting will not be allowed.
  • There shall be no electioneering within 90 feet of polls.
  • Voters must provide proof of identity.
  • Write-in candidates must meet eligibility requirements.
Certification of Election

The special election becomes final one week after announcing the certified election results at the conclusion of the monthly LJCPA meeting if no challenge to the election results has been filed.

The Chair of the Elections Committee shall take custody of election ballots. Any challenge to the election results must be filed with the Chair of the Elections Committee in writing within one week of the announcement of the results of the election. If no challenge to the election results has been made within said time period, the ballots shall then be destroyed.

Seating of Newly Elected

Newly elected Trustees will be seated in August at the start of the regular meeting in order to allow their full participation as Trustees.


A special thanks in advance to the Election Committee and all the volunteers in staffing the polls and counting the ballots.
  • Bob Steck, Chair
  • Patrick Ahern
  • Donna Aprea
  • Robert Mapes
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