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
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)
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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.
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:
Certification of Election
- 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.
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