The Importance of Local Elections

What is city council really responsible for?

NeueHouse's voting initiative Raise Your Voice presents a conversation on the importance of local elections between Nithya Raman & Marti Cummings.

With the spotlight tightly focused on national elections, it’s easy to lose sight of local elections. But it’s important not to. City councils control local taxes, public improvements and even traffic regulations.

Join city council candidates Nithya Raman for Los Angeles District 4 and Marti Cummings for New York City’s District 7 in a discussion about what it’s like to be a candidate for city council and why they are focusing on local government to make change. Find out how you can be better informed regarding your local elections and thus make greater impact on the communities where you live.