Preliminary Westwood Neighborhood Council Election Results Announced

Sunday night results reveal who took the lead in the Westwood Neighborhood Council election.

Preliminary Westwood Neighborhood Council election results were announced Sunday night, revealing which of the 35 candidates will likely fill spots on the 19-seat board.

Elections were held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westwood Recreation Center, 1350 South Sepulveda Blvd. A total of 1,064 ballots were counted Sunday. Voter turnout was strong early in the day, with the arrival of dozens of voters soon after polls opened.

The preliminary results are below. Results are official within five days or more (I=Incumbent):

Seats 1-4: Owner Residential Group Directors

  • Carole Cohen (114 votes)
  • Constance Boukidis (I) (121 votes)
  • Stephen Resnick (I) (65 votes)
  • Scott Whittle (I) (110 votes)

Seats 5-8: Rental Residential Group Directors

  • Ryan Krebs (51 votes)
  • Michael Stajura (I) (57 votes)
  • Armen Hadjimanoukian (67 votes)
  • Samuel Haws (58 votes)

Seats 9-12: Business Group Directors

  • Roozbeh Farahanipour (I) (81 votes)
  • Clinton Schudy (I) (49 votes)
  • Jolie Duhon (30 votes)
  • Dean Abell (56 votes)

Seat 13: Student Director

  • Angus Beverly (I) (817 votes)

Seat 14: Faculty or Staff Director

  • Lisa Chapman (I) (806 votes)

Seat 15: Educational Community Director

  • Laura Winikow (I) (831 votes)

Seat 16: Nonprofit/Arts/Culture/Recreational Community Director

  • Mark Rogo (I) (809 votes)

Seat 17: Faith based Community Director

  • Sarah Austerlitz (799 votes)

Seats 18 and 19: At-Large Directors

  • Jerome "Jerry" Brown (I) (690 votes)
  • Mark Herd (I) (596 votes)

View the complete canvass of votes attached to this article.

View a complete list of the candidates here. To read articles in a series of profiles on the candidates, click here.

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