As we noted in our recent dues letter, the upcoming Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council election will be held entirely using vote-by-mail ballots. The election ends on March 16, 2021 and all ballot requests must be made by March 9. Please consider filling out the application to request your ballot for this important, super-local election. For each GWNC seat, a Board Member and an Alternate will be elected. Candidates include:
More information on all candidates running can be found here:
- For GWNC-Area 5 (Hancock Park): Jennifer DeVore, David Trainer.
- For GWNC Non-Profit: Cindy Chvatal-Keane, Helen Eigenberg
You can use your drivers license for proof of residency in Hancock Park. For proof of membership in the HPHA, we will be sending you a signed email from the HPHA noting that you are a member of the HPHA. (All HPHA homeowners are members of the HPHA.) If you have questions or issues, please email our secretary, Jennifer DeVore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requesting Your GWNC Ballot:
As you remember, we sent a hard copy of the mail-in-ballot application in our recent dues mailing but it is far easier to apply for your ballot online through the portal at:
Below are detailed instructions on how to request your ballot online.
1 — Click on the link above and select “Create New Account”. Fill in the info and then create your password by clicking on the link in the email that will be sent to you.
2 — When you get in to the portal, you select the ballots for which you want to vote. By virtue of living in Hancock Park, you can vote in the GWNC AREA 5 election. As a member of the Hancock Park Homeowners Assn, you can ALSO vote for the NON PROFIT Seat, which is a Community Interest seat. Select "Greater Wilshire" at the top as your Neighborhood Council and "Area 5" to vote for the Hancock Park seat. You then select the stakeholder(s) that you qualify for. This may which include "Own Property" and "Community Interest", among others.
3 — Fill in your own HP property address in the first section and then fill in the address for the Hancock Park Homeowners Association, if you want to use the HPHA as your evidence of non-profit affiliation to vote for the Community Interest, NON PROFIT seat. The address is 137 N Larchmont Blvd #719, LA CA 90004.
4 — After submitting this, you will be prompted to upload your proof of residency, ID and non-profit affiliation. Here is a link to the City’s website on documentation:
You may be eligible to vote for other seats; that information can be found at the following link in section 4, Voter Eligibility. Per the website: "Those who live, work, own property or fit into one of our six special interest categories in the GWNC area, and who are 16 years old by election day, are eligible to vote."
https://clerk.lacity.org/sites/g/files/wph606/f/2021_NC_Election_Handbook_11.12_with_attachments.pdfIf you would like information on voting for any of the other seats (e.g. AT LARGE, RELIGION, EDUCATION) you can also reach out to the HPHA with questions or look on the City website for Neighborhood Council elections.