The Office of the Los Angeles City Clerk is established in the Charter at Section 280. It’s a powerful position. Per Section 281 the Clerk’s duties include keeping City records safe, organized, and available for public inspection as well as the more familiar duty of administering elections. Per the Charter the Clerk is appointed by … The Los Angeles City Clerk Should Be An Elected Official
There are currently two ways to put a proposed amendment to the Los Angeles City Charter on the ballot, both authorized by the State Election Code at §9255. The first is with a petition signed by 15% of the registered voters, a goal which is essentially impossible to achieve without a great deal of money … Neighborhood Councils Should Be Able To Put Measures Including Proposed Charter Amendments On The Ballot
Welcome to the Los Angeles City Charter blog. We’re a group of people interested in fixing our beautiful City by fixing its ugly charter and we’re publishing some of our ideas here. Stay tuned!