Beginning in January
2020, Allstate Notary Preparation will be providing Inspector of Election
services in the Greater San Diego area.
New laws require that Home Owners Associations use an independent inspector of election for all secret ballot
voting. We will work with your Association and/or your Association's
Management Company to provide the independent services required. We are
flexible in terms of what we can provide from minimum to full service
The minimum duties of
the inspector of the election are to
For those Associations
looking for a full-service solution, we can provide other services such
Pricing is based on the
number of units in the Association.
Please email us at
[email protected] for more information.
Civil Code Section 5110.
(a) The association shall select an
independent third party or parties as an inspector of elections. The number of
inspectors of elections shall be one or three.
(b) For the purposes of this section, an
independent third party includes, but is not limited to, a volunteer poll
worker with the county registrar of voters, a licensee of the California Board
of Accountancy, or a notary public. An independent third party may be a member,
but may not be a director or a candidate for director or be related to a director
or to a candidate for director. An independent third party may not be a person,
business entity, or subdivision of a business entity who is currently employed
or under contract to the association for any compensable services other than
serving as an inspector of elections.
(c) The inspector or inspectors of
elections shall do all of the following:
(d) An inspector of elections shall
perform all duties impartially, in good faith, to the best of the inspector of
election’s ability, as expeditiously as is practical, and in a manner that
protects the interest of all members of the association. If there are three
inspectors of elections, the decision or act of a majority shall be effective
in all respects as the decision or act of all. Any report made by the inspector
or inspectors of elections is prima facie evidence of the facts stated in the