Election Procedures

Election Procedures

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County ILO supports election procedures which meet the criteria of accuracy, efficiency, economy, and voter encouragement.
Position History: 

(Adopted 1964; amended 1983; revised 1994; amended 2002, amended 2010)

Support of ease of registration including postcard registration with simplified forms and greater availability, with safeguards against fraud. Support of County Registrar of Voters providing continued and increased voter education to encourage maximum informed voter participation. Support of easily understood analyses of all ballot measures with printed summaries of the texts and information about how copies of the full texts may be obtained. Support of a voting system which meets the criteria of accuracy, efficiency, economy, and voter encouragement. Support of an effective election commission charged with evaluating the operation, recommending improvements and assessing the feasibility of new voting methods. Support for Instant Run-off Voting (IRV) in single seat election.

Issues: 
League to which this content belongs: 
Los Angeles County ILO