La Jolla Community Planning Association

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

 

2 Trustee seats are currently vacant. One seat expires in 2016 the other in 2017.

Pursuant to LJCPA bylaws a special election is tentatively scheduled for July 3. 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.

Pursuant to LJCPA bylaws a special election is tentatively scheduled for July 3. 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.

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.

New Trustees are expected to be seated in August at the start of the regular meeting in order to allow their full participation as Trustees.

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.

Announced Candidates:
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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.

Pursuant to the bylaws, the LJCPA Board consist of eighteen Trustees elected by the Members of the LJCPA. Trustees serve for fixed terms of 3 years for no more than six consecutive years. The bylaws provide for exceptions to term limit if there are not enough candidates running to fill the available vacant seats.

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 2013 through June 2014.) Tentative dates assuming a July 3rd election date is confirmed.

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 the May or June meeting and submit your application by no later than the June meeting. Tentative dates assuming a July 3rd election is confirmed.

The election process was as follows:
  • Proxy voting is not allowed.
  • There shall be no electioneering within 90 feet of polls.
  • Voters must provide proof of identity.
  • Write-in candidates must meet eligibility requirements.
A special thanks in advance to the Election Committee and all the volunteers in staffing the polls and counting the ballots.
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