San Fernando Valley Statistics and Facts: Politics

Political Information

Who Represents You?

  • District Look Up This Los Angeles County site makes it easy to find out what districts you are in with a form where you just type in your address. Once you have results, there is a link to view district officials. Plus, once you know the voting districts you live in, it is easy to find out who the politicians are using the Public Officials Roster.
  • Los Angeles City Council. The "Neighborhood Resources " option on this page identifies your Los Angeles City Council member and other elected officials when you provide your street address.
  • Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. Includes rosters listing Neighborhood Councils for communities located within Los Angeles City boundaries and other information about the various Neighborhood Councils.

Contact Local Politicians

Proposed San Fernando Valley secession from the City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO). Many "Special Reorganization" reports deal with the San Fernando Valley, providing budgetary and other data on the San Fernando Valley portion of the City of Los Angeles. One example: Final Comprehensive Fiscal Analysis-San Fernando Valley Area (PDF). The proposed secession was a very controversial issue in the Los Angeles Municipal Elections on November 5, 2002. The UCLA Online Campaign Literature Archive includes digital copies of some of the campaign material on the proposed succession.