People over 18 years old who live, work or own property in the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council (GWNC) area may vote for TWO candidates in the Sun., May 1 election. Voting hours are from noon to 4 p.m., and all voting will take place on Larchmont Blvd. at the “Barking Lot” pet store at 366 N. Larchmont.
Vote for two
Each GWNC stakeholder may choose two representatives as follows:
— A candidate representing the geographic area in which the voter lives, works, or owns property. The precise geographic area boundaries are at greaterwilshire.org. Click on “Bylaws.”
— A second candidate in any ONE of the six special interest categories for which the voter can document his or her participation. They are Business, Renter, Education, Religious, Other nonprofit or the category for which anyone qualifies, At-Large.
Voters may register at the polling place. Bring legal identification, such as a driver license, and there are other documents required to vote in a special interest category. Identification requirements should be posted at: greaterwilshire.org/election.
Also go to: empowerla.org/elections/region5/gwnc16/
35 candidates; 21 seats
There are 35 candidates running for 21 positions. Elected board members will serve two-year terms. The runner-up in each category will become the alternate director.
GWNC geographic areas
Brookside (Area 1): Owen Smith; Citrus Square (Area 2): Adam Morgens, Aaron Mayer, Jeffry Carpenter and Cynthia Pearson; Country Club Heights (Area 3): Frances McFall; Fremont Place (Area 4): Cam Davis and Bobbie Kumetz; Hancock Park (Area 5): James Wolf; LaBrea-Hancock (Area 6): Barbara Savage and Bradley Jewett; Larchmont Village (Area 7): Charles D’Atri and Paul Hunter; Melrose (Area 8): Philip Farha; Oakwood / Maplewood / St. Andrews (Area 9): Ryan Fitzgerald, Max Kirkham and Nancy Kim; Ridgewood-Wilton / St. Andrews Sq. (Area 10): Kathleen Mulligan and Patricia Carroll; Sycamore Square (Area 11): David Kaye, Sue Horwitz and Steven Senigram; Western-Wilton (Area 12): Greg Wittmann; Wilshire Park (Area 13): Robby O’Donnell and John Gresham; Windsor Square (Area 14): Caroline Moser; Windsor Village (Area 15): Julie Stromberg.
GWNC special interest
Business: John Winther; Renter: James Rosales and Joe Hoffman; Education: None; Religious: Mike Genewick; Other nonprofit: Tucker Carney and Colette Amin; At-large: Karen Gilman and Phivan Ha.
April candidate forum
Fourteen of the 35 GWNC candidates attended a meet-and-greet in Robert Burns Park in early April. Several of the GWNC board seats have no opponents running.
Mid-City West, the area west of La Brea Ave., is having its election the same day. Information is at: empowerla.org/elections/region5/mcwcc16