Retirement Board Election 2019
Notices of Election


Nomination Period: August 5 - August 16, 2019
Voting Period: September 23 - October 4, 2019

Election Notice

An election will be held for the Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) Retirement Board for a Miscellaneous Representative, a Retiree Representative, and an Alternate Retiree Representative

The term of office for all Representatives will begin January 1, 2020 and end December 31, 2022.

Read the full election notices: 

Our Retirement Board’s Commitment

The SCERS Board is committed to the highest levels of fiduciary and ethical behavior.

This includes not only understanding the legal requirements for prudent and reasonable fiduciary decision making but also a commitment to obtain the necessary education on investment and other matters addressed by the Retirement Board. The positions involve preparation for and attendance at monthly Retirement Board meetings and other special meetings as scheduled, as well as participation in educational programs and public retirement plan conferences.

Who is Eligible?

In order to be eligible to vote or to become a candidate for the SCERS Board, an employee must be an active Miscellaneous member or Safety member of SCERS according to our records.

Only Miscellaneous members may vote for the Miscellaneous Retirement Board Representative, and only retired members may vote for the Retiree Retirement Board Representatives.

About the Nomination Process

Interested members may submit forms to establish their candidacy for the Retirement Board during the nomination period: August 5 - August 16, 2019.

Pick up and file nomination papers and candidate’s statement forms at Voter Registration and Elections, 7000 65th Street, Suite A, Sacramento, CA 95623, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Candidates should plan to pick up and file nomination papers in person. Each candidate is allowed a 200-word statement of qualifications, which will be included in each member’s voting material.

How to Vote

Ballots will be mailed to the home addresses of Miscellaneous and retired members by September 21, 2019. The election is held from September 23 through October 4, 2019

Remember to sign your ballot or it will not be counted!

You may return your ballot via County inter-office mail, by U.S. mail, or in person to the Voter Registration and Elections Office.

  • If you vote by U.S. mail, signed ballots must be post marked by October 4, 2019 and received at the Elections Office by 5:00 p.m. October 8, 2019.
  • If you choose to vote in person, vote at the Voter Registration and Elections Office.
  • If voting via Inter-office mail, send your signed ballot to mail code 133-01A .
    • Or drop off your signed ballots must be delivered to the Voter Registration and Elections Office by 5:00 p.m. on October 4, 2019. 

Your participation in this election helps ensure that SCERS will sustain and build upon the success we have been able to achieve on your behalf.  Thank you!