What are the election and voting procedures of an association?
Candidates for office must have equal access to association media and common area meeting space. The association must specify the qualifications for candidates, the qualifications for voting, the method of selecting a third party independent inspector of elections, the requirements for a secret ballot, the requirements for proxies, the time period for delivery of ballots to members, the mechanism by which ballots are returned by members, and the method of reporting of the votes of the election to the board of directors and the members.
See also: Wittenberg v. Beachwalk Homeowners Association (2013) 217 Cal. App. 654 (equal access for election campaigning); Friars Village Homeowners Association v. Hansing (2013) (related Board members); and Fourth La Costa Condominium Owners Association v. Seith (2008) 159 Cal. App. 4th 563 (reduced percentage of vote required to amend CC&Rs).
- What are the election and voting procedures of an association?
- Can Association funds be used for campaign purposes in connection with an association board election?
- What are the correct procedures for the association to change its rules?
- Can the members of an association reverse a rule change by the association?
- What are the requirements for the rules of the association to be valid and enforceable?
- Are meetings of the Board of Directors of an association required to be open to the members?
- Is a member of the association entitled to inspect the books and records of the association?
- Is the seller of a condominium required to make specified disclosures to the buyer relating to the condominium?
- Can the Members of the association extend the term of the CC&R’s?
- Can the Association deny you access to The Association's financial records?