BURBANK, Calif.—The Armenian National Committee of America, Burbank (Burbank ANCA) encourages Burbank residents to vote in the 2015 City Council and School Board Elections. The voter ballot packages are on their way this week. For those who are not yet registered to vote and want to participate in these elections, the final day to register is February 9.
The Burbank ANCA has commenced a last-chance voter registration effort, part of the local Hye Votes program, in the two weeks remaining before the deadline. Interested citizens can request forms or assistance by writing to [email protected] or by calling the Burbank ANCA office at (818) 562-1918.
Hagop Hergelian, long-time Burbank ANCA activist asks voters to, “cast your ballots immediately upon getting them in your mailbox, since in Burbank, our municipal elections are all-mail. If you have any questions or need help in filling out your ballot, Burbank ANCA is happy to assist. Just call or e-mail us.”
The Primary Election ends on February 24th and the General Election will end on April 14th.
There are several opportunities to meet the candidates in informal events, as well as, candidate forums at Woodbury University. A full list of events can be found on the City of Burbank Elections website. Also, residents can contact the City Clerk’s office directly at 818-238-5851 or email [email protected]
The Burbank ANCA reminds voters that for Burbank City Council, Emily Gabel-Luddy has been endorsed. For Board of Education, vote for ONLY THREE candidates, even though four have been endorsed, choose from among them: Armond Aghakhanian, Steve Ferguson, Vahe Hovanessian, and Roberta Reynolds.
The Armenian National Committee of America–Burbank advances the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the area’s Armenian community and promotes its increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.