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File #: 2020-800    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/17/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 21-002; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, RECITING THE FACT OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, THE RESULTS FOR CONTEST OF MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL, BALLOT MEASURE (SALES TAX) AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - 21-002 - Reciting the Fact of the General Municipal Election Held on November 3 2020, 2. Exhibit 2 - 20-2009 - ELECTION ORDINANCE (SALES TAX - REGULAR) Proposed Sales Tax Ordinance, 3. Exhibit 3 - Canvass Certificate, 4. Exhibit 4 - Statement of Votes Cast
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Discussion


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CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION NO. 21-002; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, RECITING THE FACT OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, THE RESULTS FOR CONTEST OF MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL, BALLOT MEASURE (SALES TAX) AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

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I. SUMMARY

On November 3, 2020 the City of Carson conducted its first District-Based General Municipal Election in consolidation with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder County Clerk (LARRCC). The LARRCC concluded the 28-day official canvass on December 1, 2020 and the following facts have been determined:

On the date of the election, Carson's voter registration total was 63,443. The Voter turnout was 72.2 % with 45,776 votes cast either by mail or at vote centers throughout Los Angeles County for the Carson Municipal Election.
* Contest for Mayor - Lula Davis-Holmes was duly elected to the office of Mayor garnering 14,050 votes, 32.7% of votes cast.

* Member of the City Council District 1 - Jawane Hilton was duly elected to represent the 1st Council manic District garnering 5,786 votes, 51.2% of votes cast

* Member of the City Council District 3 - Cedric L. Hicks, Sr. was duly elected to represent the 3rd Council manic District garnering 4,589 votes, 40.2% of votes cast.

* Measure K was approved by the voters garnering 22,018 affirmative votes, 53.9% of votes cast. Upon City Council certification, Ordinance No. 20-2009 will be adopted and codified in the Carson Municipal Code.

The official canvass of the election is attached to the Resolution containing a report of the number of votes cast for each candidate and Ballot Measure K.
In accordance with Election Code Sections 10262(b) and 10263(b) prior to installing the new officers, the governing body shall adopt a resolution reciting the fact of the election and the other matters that are enumerated. Ther...

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