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File #: 2021-932    Version: Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER ADOPTING RESOLUTION NO. 21-170; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, RECITING THE FACT OF THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2021, THE RESULTS FOR CONTEST OF MEMBER OF CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 4 AND CITY CLERK, AND CONDUCTING THE OFFICIAL SWEARING-IN PROCESS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ELECTION
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21-170 including Canvass Certificate and Statement of Votes
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Tuesday, December 07, 2021
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CONSIDER ADOPTING RESOLUTION NO. 21-170; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, RECITING THE FACT OF THE SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2021, THE RESULTS FOR CONTEST OF MEMBER OF CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT NO. 4 AND CITY CLERK, AND CONDUCTING THE OFFICIAL SWEARING-IN PROCESS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ELECTION

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I. SUMMARY

This item introduces a Resolution for City Council to officially certify the results of the Special Municipal Election that occurred in November 2021 and provides an opportunity for the official swearing-in process associated with the election.
On November 2, 2021 the City of Carson conducted its Special Municipal Election in consolidation with the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder County Clerk (the "LARRCC"). The LARRCC concluded the official canvass on November 15, 2021 and the following facts have been determined:
Total voter registration in Carson for this election was 62,712. There were 12,267 total votes cast either by mail or at vote centers throughout Los Angeles County.
* Contest for City Clerk - Myla Rahman was duly elected to the office of City Clerk garnering 2,686 votes out of 9,671 votes cast for City Clerk.
* Contest for Member of the City Council District No. 4 - Arleen Rojas was duly elected to represent the 4th City Council District garnering 886 votes out of 2,596 votes cast for District 4 City Councilmember.
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. Therefore, the Elections Official is submitting Resolution No. 21-170 as Exhibit 1 for adoption.
The official Canvas Certificate and Statement of Votes is included as Exhibit 2, which contains a report of the number of votes cast for each candidate.


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