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2023 LRCC Election Information

Ladera Ranch Civic Council Elections

Annual elections will be held in the month of September.  This September, voters will be asked to vote for two seats on the Ladera Ranch Civic Council. The Civic Council election committee administers the Elections which are conducted by an electronic survey of Ladera Ranch residents. Candidates should reach out to the Council to file their Candidate Statements during the filing period. The Candidate Period (Candidate Statements Accepted) begins on July 19, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. and ends on August 4, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Candidate Statements are not available until after the July Civic Council meeting, July 17, 2023.  All election services are provided according to the Ladera Ranch Civic Council Bylaws. 

September Election

The next Election will be between September 4, 2023 and September 18, 2023, for the election of two Civic Council Members. 

How do I Run for Office?

Interested Candidates are encouraged to fill out a Candidate Statement and email the Ladera Civic Council at council@lrciviccouncil.org  Potential candidates are encouraged to review eligibility requirements, previous meeting agendas, and meeting minutes to better understand the role of the civic council.

LRCC Candidate and Ethics Statement

Candidate Process: The Candidate Application Period begins on July 19, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. and ends on August 4, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Candidate Statements Papers will not be accepted prior to July 19, 2023.

General Municipal Election Calendar: 

  • Candidate Statements due by: August 4, 2023

  • Voting Begins: September 4, 2023

  • Voting Ends: September 18, 2023

  • New Council Announcements (Voting Results): September 19, 2023

 

Candidate Qualifications: Each Council candidate and Councilmember shall be a current resident of Ladera Ranch and shall have been a resident of Ladera Ranch for a least six (6) months prior to any election.  If a Councilmember relocates from Ladera Ranch, the Council may by a majority vote invite such Councilmember to serve in an ex-officio (non-voting) capacity until expiration of their elected term.  Only one person per residential household may serve on the Council at a time. 

How do I cast my vote?

If a resident wishes to cast a ballot in this election, a voting link will be provided starting on September 4th on this website.  For votes to be valid a Name, Address, and email are required with submission for residency validation.  

 

Voting Rights: Each valid address in Ladera Ranch shall be entitled to cast ballots based on the following:

 

  1. Each resident will be entitled to cast one (1) ballot.  The total number of votes allowed per ballot will be determined by the number of open seats (e.g. 2 open seats = 2 available votes maximum per ballot).
     

  2. There is no cumulative voting. 

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