Inspector of Elections

Election Services for Community Associations

Serving California Homeowner Associations Since 1987

California HOA elections for directors require 100 days from start to completion. Elections by acclamation take about 150 days. Other elections require at least 70 days. Start early by requesting a proposal. provides inspector of election services in California, ensuring that common interest development elections are held strictly in accordance with the law, thus ensuring a fair and impartial result. We serve large as well as small homeowner associations. Elections may be for directors, special or regular assessments, recalls of board members, the approval of governing documents, the approval of a loan to the HOA, granting the exclusive use of common areas, or other reasons. We also hold elections for Mutual Water Companies located anywhere in California. Elections can be held in person or by Zoom. We have staff that speaks Mandarin Chinese in addition to English.


Our cost-effective services meet all legal requirements of the law including:


  • Reviewing your governing documents, including your association’s election rules, bylaws, and CC&R's.
  • Preparing all necessary documents including, nomination forms, notices, agendas, voting instructions, and ballots.
  • Receiving all ballots and maintaining custody before and after the election.
  • Providing Early Ballot Counts.
  • Attendance at the meeting.
  • Determining when the voting is closed consistent with the governing documents.
  • Determining if a quorum has been achieved.
  • Determining voter eligibility if there is a challenge.
  • Counting and tabulating the votes.
  • Hearing challenges and making rulings.
  • Certifying the election results in writing.





Inspector of Election Base Fees:

HOA – Up to 10 Units$450HOA – 201 to 250 Units$1200
HOA – 11 to 20 Units$500HOA – 251 to 300 Units$1280
HOA – 21 to 40 Units$595HOA – 301 to 350 Units$1320
HOA – 41 to 60 Units$695 HOA – 351 to 400 Units$1380
HOA – 61 to 100 Units$895HOA – 401 to 450 Units$1420
HOA – 101 to 150 Units$1100HOA – 451 to 500 Units$1480
HOA – 151 to 200 Units$1150

Elections by acclamation are 20% higher due to the additional work required.

Postage is billed at actual cost, standard printed envelopes, at $.22 each, large envelopes at $.40 each, single side copies at $.25 each, and double side copies at $.45. Adjourned meetings that are Zoom meetings are charged an additional $120. Adjourned meetings that require us to attend in person are charged 35% of the base fee. Associations located between 20 and 35 miles from Westlake Village will incur an addition cost of $150 for in person meetings and $200 for meetings between 36 and 50 miles from Westlake Village. Meetings located over 50 miles from Westlake Village will be quoted separately. We place postage on all return ballot envelopes unless instructed not to do so in writing. Please make any checks payable to Michael Chulak.

Our company has been holding elections for condominiums, planned developments, and cooperatives in California for more than 35 years.

Board members should be aware that few large management companies are demanding that vendors and contractors (including inspectors of election) pay the management company cash if they want to provide services to their HOA clients. Our company will not pay management companies cash in order to obtain business.

Your board can eliminate any concerns that your association’s elections will not be 100% fair and objective by sending us a short Email or you may complete and return the Request Quote Form. You will get a quote within 24 hours of providing us the requested information.


HOA Inspector of Elections serves the following areas:

Los Angeles County, Ventura County, San Fernando Valley, South Bay, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Valley, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Westlake Village, Burbank, Glendale, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Camarillo, Moorpark, Oak Park, California, Newbury Park, Malibu, West Los Angeles, Encino, Tarzana, Oxnard, Pasadena, Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Torrance, Inglewood, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Santa Clarita, Valencia, Bakersfield, Orange County, Fresno, Long Beach, Ontario, Anaheim, Riverside, San Bernardino, Fontana, Visalia, Rancho Cucamonga, Corona, Lancaster, Palmdale, Victorville, Murrieta, West Covina, Costa Mesa, Downey, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Pomona, Stevenson Ranch, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Santa Ana, Stockton, Irvine, Chula Vista, Fremont, Modesto, Oxnard, Ventura, Rancho Cucamonga, Camarillo, Hawthorne, Simi Valley, Santa Clara, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Indio, Coachella, Chula Vista, Escondido, Oceanside, Huntington Beach, Antelope Valley, La Verne, San Dimas, Claremont, El Monte, Baldwin Park, South Pasadena, El Cajon, National City, San Marcos, Vista, Santee, Hemet, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Morono Valley, Menifee, Perris, Lake Elsinore, Anaheim, Newport Beach, Orange, Laguna, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Yorba Linda, Mission Miego, Fullerston, Dana Point

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