Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council Election
Election Day is almost here!
Vote in Person on April 30 at The Barking Lot on Larchmont between 10 AM and 4 PM
Dear Hancock Park Residents:
Hancock Park has five candidates running in the current GWNC Election (more info below) and we are asking for your vote! The GWNC plays an important role in calling attention to local issues; having adequate effective representation for our neighborhood has proven to be very helpful in accomplishing HP priorities.
Please make a plan to vote in person on April 30 at The Barking Lot on Larchmont, if you have not already received a mail-in ballot.
- At Large: Cindy Chvatal-Keane
- Hancock Park Area 5: Jennifer DeVore & David Trainer
- Other Non-Profit: Mark Alpers
- Religion: Benny Rosenberg
Vote in Person: You can vote in person on April 30, 2023 at the Barking Lot on Larchmont Blvd from 10 AM to 4 PM. Please bring your driver’s license (or other photo ID showing birthday, address) you can vote for Area 5 Hancock Park and At-Large, with your driver’s license, if you are voting for any of the other board seats, please bring some sort of evidence of your participation in that constituency. Please check City Elections site for specific examples.
Who is Eligible To Vote in the GWNC Election in 2023:
Stakeholders — like all Hancock Park residents — who live, work, or own property in the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council area can cast up to two votes:
1. One vote for a geographic board seat
2. One vote for a special interest seat or the at-large seat
Other stakeholders, i.e., those who declare an interest in the neighborhood (but do not live, work or own property) can only cast one vote for the at-large seat.
On April 30, 2023, the Greater Wilshire community will elect 21 board members and 21 alternates for 2-year terms on the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC.) 15 seats are by geographic region (see GWNC Map). 6 seats are “special interest” seats for these categories: Renter, Business, Education, Religion, Other Non-Profit, and At-Large. The 2023 NC Election Timeline for all the Neighborhood Councils available on the City Clerk’s Election Division website at clerk.lacity.org/elections
See the full list of candidates here: GWNC 2023 Election Candidates
To vote in the upcoming GWNC election, you will be required to submit a drivers license (or any other picture ID with age and address) to show eligibility to vote for all board seats, including At Large. In addition, for the special interest seats (Renters, Non-Profit, Education, Religion, Business) you will be required to provide one additional piece of evidence to support your eligibility as part of that constituency. Please check the City Elections site for examples of required documentation.
Please email any questions to Jen Devore at J[email protected] or Cindy Chvatal at [email protected]