Notice of Election - City of Lake Forest Special Recall Election
Notice is hereby given that a Special Recall Election will be held on January 2, 2018 in the City of Lake Forest.
The purpose of this election is to determine whether the officer named in the recall petition, Andrew Hamilton, shall be recalled. If a majority of the voters determine that the officer sought to be recalled shall be removed from office, then the candidate receiving the highest number of votes for the office shall be elected for the unexpired term.
Notice is further given that the polls for said election will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. All ballots cast in said election will be counted centrally at the Orange County Registrar of Voters office, 1300-C South Grand Avenue, Santa Ana, California.
Notice is further given that vote-by-mail ballot processing will begin on January 3, 2018, and will continue Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until the election is certified on or about February 1, 2018. The vote-by-mail process is open to the public at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office, 1300-C South Grand Avenue, Santa Ana, California.
Notice is further given that the manual tally of specific precincts will begin on January 3, 2018, at the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ office, 1300-C South Grand Avenue, Santa Ana, California.
Notice is further given that a report on the results of the 1 percent manual tally will be included in the certification of the official canvass of the vote.
Dated this 5th day of October, 2017.
Registrar of Voters
County of Orange
Secretary of State Random Draw
A critical tool to determine the order of candidates on the ballot is the Secretary of State’s random draw.