Van Nuys Civic Center

VAN NUYS, CA – Council President & Honorary Mayor of Van Nuys George Christopher Thomas discusses the specific procedure of voting in the Van Nuys Council elections.  The election is being held on Thursday, May 16th from 2pm to 8pm at the State Building Auditorium in Van Nuys.  (6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91405)

“What we have here in Van Nuys is a good old fashion election.  There is no fancy stuff, like curbside voting or online voting, it is just one polling place at the State Government Building that is open from 2pm to 8pm.  And that is the long and the short of it,” said Thomas.

Anyone that lives or works in Van Nuys is eligible to vote in this election.  Additionally, if you have a significant ongoing presence in Van Nuys, you are a stakeholder and are also eligible to vote in this election.  The polling place is open from 2pm to 8pm on Thursday, May 16th, 2019.  For more information, please visit the Los Angeles City Clerk’s official website.

Thomas has served on the Van Nuys Neighborhood Council since 2010. Thomas has been elected Council President a record four times, and is the longest serving Council President in the history of Van Nuys. Thomas started working for a United States Congressman a year out of high school, and spent several years on Capitol Hill doing legislative and press work. Thomas is a direct descendant of two signers of the Declaration of Independence, and is related to two U.S. Presidents. (William Henry Harrison & Benjamin Harrison). Thomas is a member of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), with his patriot ancestor Jonathan Stevens fighting at the Battle of Lexington & Concord, as well as the Battle of Bunker Hill. Thomas is also the great great grand nephew of William Stephens, Governor of California from 1917-1923. (

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