Local News West Edition

County hires consultant to examine voting problems

LOS ANGELES — Reacting to hours-long waits and a host of other challenges to voting during the primary election, the county Board of Supervisors voted March 10 to hire an independent consultant to help troubleshoot. Supervisor Janice Hahn initiated the motion calling for a review of the county’s revamped voting system. “We have to figure Read More…

Hollywood West Hollywood

Proposed legislation would change voting in state

California is on its way to phasing out traditional polling places and embracing alternatives such as new “vote centers.” The state Senate approved the measure, SB 450, Aug. 29 on a final vote of 26-11. The bill authored by state Sen. Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica, and Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, now goes to Gov. Read More…