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File #: 16-826    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2017 Departments: ASSESSOR-COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ELECTIONS
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 12/12/2017
Title: Adopt a resolution accepting the certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the statement of the results of the vote as determined by the official canvass of the November 7, 2017 Consolidated Municipal, School, and Special District Election.
Attachments: 1. 20171212_r_Acceptance of Official Canvas UDEL Election, 2. 20171212_att_Attachment A - SOV.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Mark Church, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder & Chief Elections Officer
Subject: Acceptance of the official canvass of the November 7, 2017 Consolidated Municipal, School, and Special District Election and declaration of results.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution accepting the certificate of the Chief Elections Officer as the statement of the results of the vote as determined by the official canvass of the November 7, 2017 Consolidated Municipal, School, and Special District Election.

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BACKGROUND:
The Chief Elections Officer has up to 30 days after an election to inspect, process, and count all ballots cast during an election and prepare a certified statement of the result ("Statement of the Vote"). Upon acceptance of this Statement of the Vote, Section 15400 of the Elections Code authorizes and directs the governing body of the jurisdiction to declare elected or nominated to each office voted on at the election the persons having the highest number of votes for each office.

DISCUSSION:
On November 7, 2017, the Chief Elections Officer conducted a Consolidated Municipal, School, and Special District Election. The official canvass and an abstract or Statement of the Vote was completed and certified by the Chief Elections Officer and is available at the Registration and Elections Division. A copy of the Statement of the Vote, which has been submitted to the Board as required by State law, is included as Attachment A to this memorandum and incorporated by this reference, and an electronic copy is also published on the Registration and Elections Division website, www.shapethefuture.org.

County Counsel has reviewed and approved the resolution as to form.

Approval of this Resolution contributes to the Shared Vision 2025 outcome of a Collaborative Community. This election promoted civic engagement and interest in local citi...

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