Get Involved in Your Neighborhood Council This Election Season


LOS ANGELES - The LA City Clerk is accepting applications for candidates in the 2016 Neighborhood Council elections from now through April 26

To get involved and run for a seat on your local Neighborhood Council, read the candidate registration guidelines and learn what it means to be a candidate.

Neighborhood Councils play in integral role in increasing civic engagement in LA's communities. From having decision-making powers on community planning, neighborhood safety, park and street improvements to supporting local schools, emergency planning and organizing community events, NC members work in close partnership with city leaders to affect change in their neighborhoods.  

This year, the Dept. of Neighborhood Empowerment is also launching an online voting pilot program for 35 of the city's 96 neighborhood councils, which will allow voters to register in advance of the election day and vote from a desktop computer, a tablet or a smart phone. To register online for your neighborhood council elections, visit

For more information about the NC elections, visit