Altadena Town Council members briefly discussed whether June's Town Council election should be canceled and new members simply seated to Council since there are .
Town Council member Lori Judson brought up the idea, saying that election turnout would likely be very low.
However, Town Council Election Committee chair Eric Pierce said his committee discussed the idea and felt it was important for people to be able to show up and vote for a candidate if they wanted to.
In addition, Town Council member Gino Sund said the group's bylaws require that it hold an election.
Other elected boards sometimes cancel elections if no opposition candidates file to run: the Altadena Library board, for example, .
For the Town Council this year, not only did nobody file to run in opposition to any candidate, there are two seats were nobody filed to run at all, those representing census tracts 4601 and 4611.
The Town Council did vote to cut one of the two election days that were planned to be held: voting will now be limited to June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There will be three voting locations: , the Farnsworth Park parking lot and S & J Automotive (1904 New York Drive).
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