Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk posted the latest West Hollywood General Municipal Election update today, November 10, 2022 at 4:23:14 pm. the results so far still indicate that candidates Lauren Meister, John Heilman, and John J. Duran have secured the top number of votes by West Hollywood voters for three seats on the City Council of the City of West Hollywood.
The latest numbers indicate that Lauren Meister has secured 3,746 votes, John Heilman has secured 2,498 votes, and John J. Duran has secured 2,253 votes.
Duran had a 239 votes lead to Robert Oliver who had 2,087 during the first posted semi-final election update. Oliver now has 2,104, so the gap has tightened with 149 votes and could continue to do so as more ballots are counted.
Chelsea Byers also has closed the gap between her and Oliver. She currently has 2,053, placing 51 votes away from catching up to the number four spot.
The full list of the election update is below:
The City of West Hollywood’s General Municipal Election was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Semi-final election results have been posted by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. According to the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, after Election Day there are still many outstanding ballots to be processed and counted in the Official Election Canvass. During the Official Election Canvass, all Vote-by-Mail, Conditional, and Provisional ballots received on Election Day are processed and verified. Once verified, they will be counted. Details about upcoming ballot counting updates are available on the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Canvass Update Schedule. After counts are final, the election must be certified.
There are 26,099 registered voters in the City of West Hollywood. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office must still count same-day registration ballots, provisional ballots, and Vote-by-Mail ballots. Election results are tentatively scheduled to be certified by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on Monday, December 5, 2022. The City of West Hollywood will receive LA County certification documentation on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 and it is anticipated that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will declare the Election concluded on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
The three newly elected Council members will be sworn-in at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of West Hollywood on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 6 p.m. The City Council annually elects the City’s Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore in a rotation of Councilmembers and the City Council will elect Council members to serve as Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore at its regular meeting on Monday, December 19, 2022. There will be a City Council Reorganization and Installation meeting on Monday, January 9, 2023. West Hollywood City Council meeting agendas are posted in advance on the City of West Hollywood’s website at www.weho.org/councilagendas.
The City of West Hollywood’s elections page www.weho.org/elections provides detailed election information. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office is posting regular updates at www.lavote.gov.