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GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Locate your polling place and view your sample ballot; or, text the word VOTE to 69520 to find your polling location.
Vote-by-Mail ballots can be turned in at any voting location in Los Angeles County on Election Day. Please DO NOT bring your ballot to City Hall.
The following persons are certified candidates for the November 4, 2014, City of Downey General Municipal Election:
DISTRICT NO. 4.
Fernando Vasquez, Downey Mayor Candidate Statement
DISTRICT NO. 2
Shahira A-Malek, Medical Doctor Candidate Statement
Sean Ashton, Educator/Commissioner Candidate Statement
Robert Kiefer, Small Business Owner Candidate Statement
Names are listed in the order as they will appear on the ballot.
SAMPLE BALLOTS MAILED
The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder began mailing out sample ballot booklets for the November 4th Election.
LA County Registrar-Recorder News Release
Click on the below image to review your Official Sample Ballot
NOTICE OF NOMINEES: English Spanish Korean
MEASURES ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT - There are two Measures Downey residents are being asked to vote on this November.
Prop P is a County of Los Angeles proposition called, "2014 Safe Neighborhood Parks Measure." For more information, please click here.
Measure O is a Downey Unified School District Measure called, "Bring out Their Best." For more information, please click here.
NOTICE OF ELECTION: English Spanish Korean
ELECTION RESULTS - View Results
For the City of Downey, ballots are tabulated by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder. The first reporting of Vote-by-Mail ballots will occur at approximately 8:15 p.m. on Election Day. Precinct semi-final results will be available as ballots are processed. Bulletins are updated and results released approximately every 30 minutes until the last semi-final official results are tallied on Election Night or early the following morning.
VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
To be eligible to vote in California you must:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be at least 18 years of age on or before the day of the election
- Be a resident of the State of California
- Not be in prison or on parole for the conviction of a felony
To check your voter registration status, please click here.
HOW AND WHERE DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?
To register to vote you must obtain and complete a voter registration form available at:
- Los Angeles County facilities, City of Downey facilities, and your local libraries and post offices.
- City of Downey, City Clerk's Office, 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey
- Online at www.lavote.net (Please read the Press Release for additional information.)
DO I NEED TO RE-REGISTER?
You must re-register to vote if you have moved, changed your name, or if you wish to change your political party affiliation. The deadline to re-register is 15 days before the next election. If you have not returned a vote-by-mail for two (2) consecutive Statewide General Elections, your name will be deleted from the vote-by-mail voter list and you will need to re-register.
PERMANENT VOTE-BY-MAIL VOTER STATUS
Under State law a voter may apply for a permanent vote-by-mail status. As a permanent vote by mail voter, you will no longer have to apply for future elections. A ballot will automatically be mailed to you for each election in which you are eligible to vote. You can complete the ballot at home and returned it by mail.
If you would like to register for permanent Vote-By-Mail, click here to register to vote-by-mail.
If you have already applied for a permanent Vote-By-Mail ballot, click here to check your status.
BECOME A POLLWORKER!!
Who Can Become a Pollworker?A Los Angeles County Pollworker must meet the following requirements:
A Los Angeles County Pollworker must meet the following requirements:
1. Resident of Los Angeles County
2. United States Citizen
3. 18 years of age or older
4. Registered voter in California
What Are the Responsibilities of a Pollworker?
Pollworkers must be available between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Election Day to set up the polls, provide assistance to voters, and conduct poll closing procedures. Pollworkers are paid for attending a training and working on election day.
Join LA County's Pollworker Program - Sign up online!
Are you bilingual?
Did you know that there are nine official languages in Los Angeles County? You can help voters in your community if you speak any of the following languages:Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese, Asian Indian, Cambodian.
If you would like additional information, please visit the Los Angeles County's Registrar-Recorder's Office at: www.lavote.net, or the City Clerk's Office at (562) 904-7280.