VOTERIA! Official Rules



The Voter Participation Drawing for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, District 5 election on May 19, 2015 (the “Drawing”) is a non-partisan effort to encourage greater voter participation sponsored by the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, 2914 North Main Street, 1st Floor, Suite B, Los Angeles, CA 90031,, telephone: 323-205-2190 (the “Sponsor”). Southwest Voter Registration Education Project is an Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization that does not support or oppose any candidate for office or any political party.


Open only to individuals who are legally registered and eligible to vote as of the date of the general election for Member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, District 5, which is anticipated to take place on May 19, 2015 (the “LAUSD District 5 Election”). Employees, directors, and officers of the Sponsor; elected Board members of and candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education; elected City of Los Angeles officials and candidates for City office; and employees of the Office of the Los Angeles City Clerk - Election Division; as well as the immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee, officer, director, elected official, or candidate for office are not eligible. Eligibility is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.


Each legally registered and eligible individual who votes in the LAUSD District 5 Election and whose vote is subsequently certified by the Los Angeles City Clerk, Election Division, will be automatically entered into the Drawing and eligible to win the prize (“Entries”). No purchase or payment is required to enter. Sponsor is not responsible for failure to include any voter in the prize drawing due to human, mechanical or computer error or for any other reason.


The following prize will be awarded: One (1) cash prize of $25,000.00 (“Prize”).

All federal, state and local taxes on the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The payment of any Prize may be subject to tax withholding as required by law.


The winner will be chosen in a random drawing from the Entries to be held in June 2015, following the last day for the certification of the LAUSD District 5 Election by the Los Angeles City Clerk. The odds of winning the Prize depend upon the number of individuals who vote in the LAUSD District 5 Election. According to the records of the Los Angeles City Clerk, Election Division, as of April 8, 2015, there are approximately 273,358 registered voters eligible to vote in the LAUSD District 5 Election. The Prize winner will be notified by regular mail, email and/or telephone at the residence address, email address or telephone number listed in the winner’s voter record within 7 calendar days of the selection of the winner. A person chosen as a winner is not required to accept the Prize. If a winner chooses to accept the Prize, he or she must complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release (to be provided to winner upon notification) within 7 calendar days after notification. If for whatever reason a person chosen as a winner cannot be contacted, does not respond to the notification of winning, otherwise declines to accept the Prize, or fails to complete and timely return the Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release, such potential winner forfeits the Prize. An alternative winner will be randomly chosen by the Sponsor from all remaining Entries. An alternative winner will be subject to all requirements set forth in the Official Rules.


Drawing is subject to all federal, state, and local laws. By accepting the Prize, the winner agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor on all matters relating to the Drawing, which decisions are final and binding. Individuals who accept the Prize agree to release Sponsor, its affiliates and the employees, officers, directors, and agents of each of these organizations, from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to person or property that may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the Prize or with participation in the Drawing. If for any reason the Drawing is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Drawing.

The Sponsor is not an agency or instrumentality of the United States, the State of California, Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles Unified School District or the City of Los Angeles.

This Drawing is not being sponsored or conducted by the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, the State of California, the United States, or any agency or instrumentality of any of the foregoing. In addition, none of the foregoing entities or agencies or instrumentalities thereof have reviewed or approved the terms and conditions of the Drawing.

By accepting a Prize, winner automatically grants to Sponsor the right to use his or her proper name, image, voice, photograph and likenesses in any media, worldwide, without further permission or financial compensation for any promotional purposes unless prohibited by law.


Will be posted on Sponsor’s website in approximately June 2015.