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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- 2017 Burbank city elections sign in the Rancho District March 10, 2017

Burbank city clerk responds to election questions and concerns

The election taking center stage in Burbank right now is the 2017 General Election. Four candidates are battling it out for two seats on the city council. They are incumbents Dr. David Gordon and Bob Frutos, and challengers Juan Guillen and Sharon Springer. Councilman/Mayor, Jess Talamantes, won re-election in the primary. Nevertheless, there are questions and doubts lingering from the recent primary election on February 28.  City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, was re-elected in the primary. Here is my email Q&A with Mullins about the primary and those mail-in ballots. 1.... Read More →

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New board, committee, and commission members in Burbank

  New board, committee, and commission members were appointed by the Burbank City Council last Tuesday. Ninety applicants applied to serve the community in 43 volunteer positions. Here are the names of those selected to serve. CIVIL SERVICE BOARD: Jackie Waltman Miguel Porras PARK, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD: Barry Gussow Carolyn E. Jackson SUSTAINABLE BURBANK COMMISSION (UNEXPIRED TERM UNTIL 5/31/2017): Nazafarin Hadian SUSTAINABLE BURBANK COMMISSION (4 YEAR TERM): Berge Kallibjian Armen Hagobian Diana M. Rosero LANDLORD-TENANT COMMISSION: Suzy Jacobs Jane Smallin TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION: Susan Robles Christopher Haitz... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- City clerk Zizette Mullins explained the voter information pamphlet during an appearance at the Burbank Coordinating Council meeting at The White Chapel Christian Church in Burbank February 2, 1015

Election News: Burbank primary, ballot count, and drop-off centers

While the candidates are out getting in some final hours of campaigning, the Burbank City Clerk’s Office is gearing up for next Tuesday’s primary election. Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the city council. They are Juan Guillen, David Nos, Chris Rizzotti, Will Rogers, Sharon Springer, Elise Stearns- Niesen, and incumbent Emily Gabel-Luddy. Six candidates are battling it out for three seats on the Burbank School Board. They are Dr. Armond Aghakhanian, Steve Ferguson, Vahe Hovanessian, Greg Sousa, Jesse “Tangk” Tangkhpanya, and incumbent Roberta Reynolds.  (see Media City... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- City Clerk Zizette Mullins spoke before the Burbank Coordinating Council meeting in Burbank February 2, 2015

Election News: Ballots, drop-off centers, and political ads

Burbank City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, attended the Burbank Coordinating Council meeting/luncheon yesterday to spread the word about the upcoming Burbank Primary. Last election only 18 percent of the registered voters returned their mail in ballots. In order to improve that low percentage, Mullins told the group “I need your help” in order to make voters aware of the February 24, 2015 Burbank  Primary Election. Last week, around 61,000 election ballots and voter information pamphlets were mailed out to registered voters in Burbank, according to Mullins. They should have... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- (l-r) City Council members Jess Talamantes, David Gordon, and council candidate Juan Guillen at the Women League of Voters Glendale/Burbank forum at City Hall January 30, 2013

Burbank Election News: Ballots, campaign sign theft, and city council candidate speaks out

Ballots coming in fast and furious On the day before Election Tuesday, the Burbank City Clerk’s Office has already received more ballots than were cast in the previous General Election. In 2011, 8,866 ballots were cast. City Clerk, Zizette Mullins, told me today that the ballot count jumped to 8,796 last Saturday. Today, 200 more ballots came in, bringing the total to 8,996. Mullins says they are hoping to surpass 10,000 ballots in this General Election. Two campaign sign theft suspects facing court date A lot of talk around B-town... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- U.S. Postal Service truck in the Burbank Rancho area October 2012

Keep a lookout for your election ballot

Burbank Primary Nominating Election ballots were delivered to the post office today and postal carriers will be dropping them in mailboxes, all across the city, over the next few days. Burbank Deputy City, Clerk Susan Domen, says there are around 60, 000 ballots — one for each registered voter in B-town. The ballot packet includes a postage prepaid return envelope. So no postage stamp is needed. The deadline to return the ballots is February 26. Hopefully, the free postage will prompt more voters to mark their ballots and mail them... Read More →

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