The very important Burbank Primary Nominating Election is next month, February 22 and the candidates are stepping up their campaigns. Lately, I’ve seen more and more campaign signs in various neighborhoods. Also, the candidates are holding meet and greet sessions with voters.
Last Saturday, I attended a get together for city council candidate, Emily Gable-Luddy, in the Rancho area. Around 20 or so residents shared their concerns and views with Luddy.
Voters have several chances to check out the candidates before marking their mail -in ballots. Tomorrow night, Wednesday January 19, in the Burbank City Council chambers, beginning at 7 p.m., the League of Women voters of Glendale/Burbank is hosting a candidates forum. There are four contenders running for two seats on the Burbank City Council: Jackie Waltman, Emily Gabel-Luddy, Bob Frutos, and Gary Bric.
Four candidates are on the ballot for three open seats on the Board of Education: Ted Bunch, Roberta Grande-Reynolds, Dave L. Kemp, and Gregory Bragg. You may submit questions for the candidates to the league in advance by email or phone. Details here.
The last day to register to vote in this primary election is Monday, February 7, 2011. Also, there is countdown to that Tuesday, February 22 election in the far right column of this website.