On Tuesday, April 2, Glendale will hold its biennial municipal election when voters can cast ballots for the offices of treasurer, city clerk, city council, community college board of trustees, and Glendale Unified School District board of education. Also up for the voters’ consideration are three measures for charter amendments.
In order to vote in the 2013 Glendale municipal elections, voters must be registered in the county of Los Angeles in either the City of Glendale or the areas served by the Glendale Community College and Glendale Unified School District by Monday, March 18.
To obtain a voter registration form by phone, residents may request that a voter registration form be mailed by calling the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s general information telephone numbers of either (562) 466-1310 or (800) 481-VOTE. These are available 24 hours a day.
Voter registration forms are available throughout Los Angeles County at most government buildings, including Glendale City Hall, 613 E. Broadway, in the city clerk’s office on the first floor. Voter registration forms are also available at most county buildings, city halls, fire stations, libraries, state motor vehicle offices, public assistance offices (DPSS, WIC), and post offices. Voters can download a form in English or Spanish.
Voters who wish to vote by mail must submit a written request for a ballot no later than seven days prior to Election Day.
Running for Glendale City Council are Rick Barnes, Jefferson Black, Sam Engel, Edith Fuentes, Aram Kazazian, Roland Kedikian, Chahe Keuroghelian, Mike Mohill, Herbert Molano and Zareh Sinanyan. Incumbents Laura Friedman and Ara Najarian are also running to keep their seats.
Running for the office of city clerk are incumbent Ardashes Kassakhian and Stephanie Landregan.
Current city councilman Rafi Manoukian is seeking to fill the seat of treasurer being vacated by Ron Barucki.
Glendale Community College board of trustee incumbents Armine Hacopian, Anita Quinonez Gabrielian and Ann Ransford will run uncontested in the April election.
Vying for the seats on the Glendale Unified School District governing board are Daniel Cabrera, Jennifer Freemon, Armina Gharpetian and Ali Sadri. They are running against incumbents Greg Krikorian, Joylene Wagner and Christine Walters.
For more information about the Glendale elections in April, visit glendalevotes.org.