UPDATE: For final results, see https://westlakerevelations.com/?q=node/76

Welcome to the November 2007 Election Central Page!

The purpose of this page is to give local residents a jump off point to find out about candidates, issues, and more related to the upcoming election on November 6, 2007.

As always, when new information is posted, an announcement will go out on the Westlake Revelations mailing list. So, make sure that you are subscribed to that list … go to https://westlakerevelations.com/subscribe.php now to sign up!

Voter Registration

You can register to vote at Westlake Village City Hall through October 22, 2007. Please contact City Hall at 818-706-1613 for more information.

Absentee Voting Registration

For absentee voter status for just this election, you can do so through the City of Westlake Village between October 8th and 30th, 2007. The form is included with the sample ballot that you will receive in the mail prior to the election. Contact Westlake Village City Hall at 818-706-1613 for more information.

Also, Los Angeles County has forms that you can fill out for one time and permanent absentee voter status. See the county information page at http://www.lavote.net/VOTER/Absentee_Voting.cfm

Finally, there’s great resources available from SmartVoter.org … put together by the League of Women Voters:

Smart Voter  Get your ballot!

Street Address:     Zip Code:    
Your address is confidential. From the League of Women Voters of California

Westlake Village City Council

Each candidate has a page here on Westlake Revelations. For more information on each candidate, read about them. The candidates, listed here by ballot order (click on their names listed for each web page):

Ned Davis, Executive
Philippa Klessig, Mayor Pro Tem (incumbent)
Carol Kirschbaum, Retired Risk Manager
Theodore Corwin, Physician

A debate will be held on October 11, 2007 with all the candidates participating. Click here for more information about the debate.

The debate is now available online. With 120 in attendance, including the many standing in the back of the room, this appears to be one of the best attended candidate forums ever in Westlake Village. All four candidates attended.

The debate lasted approximately 90 minutes. Each candidate had a 4 minute opening statement, and a 2 minute closing statement. There were 12 questions on a wide variety of topics, and each candidate answered each of
the questions so that attendees could compare each of their answers.

Questions were aggregated by Westlake Revelations from questions received from the community. Those questions asked the most were asked at the debate. The event was moderated by Neil Ticktin, Founder of Westlake Revelations.

A video of the full event, from start to finish, is now available on the web at:


Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education

Each candidate has their own web sites in addition to their candidates’ statements. For the candidates’ statements and own sites, click on the link below their name. (Candidates listed below in ballot order).

Terilyn Finders, School Board Member, (incumbent):
    Candidate’s Statement
    Candidate’s Web Site

Dana Greenspan, School Office Manager
    Candidate’s Statement
    Candidate’s Web Site

Jill Gaines, Business Manager
    Candidate’s Statement
    Candidate’s Web Site

Las Virgenes Unified School District Measure E

Official Statement from Los Angeles County media outlet:

“To support high academic achievement in science, math, reading, and the arts, provide needed textbooks and instructional materials and student counseling/support services, shall the Las Virgenes Unified School District maintain its expiring school parcel tax of $98/year, without increase, per parcel for eight years with exemptions available for seniors and disabled persons, an independent fiscal oversight committee, with no funds used for administratorâ??s salaries and every dollar staying in this community to preserve quality education?”

Related web sites:

Vote Yes on Measure E

No opposition statement filed with the county. No organized opposition found (please contact us if opposed).