Resolution Supporting the Elimination of Los Angeles Community College District Runoff Elections

Resolution Supporting the Elimination of Los Angeles Community College District Runoff Elections

WHEREAS, election for the Boards of Trustees of Community College Districts in Los Angeles County have millions of potential voters and ever changing voter turnouts, and

WHEREAS, in many of these Community College races runoffs are common and have all these problems plus miniscule voter turnouts; and

WHEREAS, these elections are an expensive burden on the Candidates, the taxpayers and the Los Angeles County Democratic Party

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Los Angeles County Democratic Party support the abolition of run-off elections for the Boards of Trustees for Los Angeles County Community Colleges and have the election of community college trustees be by plurality vote; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Los Angeles County Democratic Party inform the body that establishes the regulations for community college elections of this position.

Submitted by Craig Athon

Passed by LACDP Resolutions Committee 6/7/11

Passed by LACDP 6/14/11

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