UPCOMING 2020 LACERA GENERAL & RETIRED MEMBER ELECTIONS
This summer, the County will hold elections for the following seats that are set to expire on December 31, 2020.
- Second Members, Board of Investments and Board of Retirement (elected by General Members)
- Eighth Member, Board of Investments (elected by Retired Members)
- Eighth Member and Alternate Retired Member, Board of Retirement (elected by Retired Members)
LACERA Candidate Information:
Eligible members interested in becoming a candidate in these elections shall obtain a nomination packet from the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk by contacting the Election Planning Section at (562) 462-2317, or via email at Electionplanning@rrcc.lacounty.gov, beginning on May 20, 2020. Completed nomination packets shall be filed with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2020.
For the first time, General and Retired Members will be able to cast their votes online or by telephone available 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning on August 5, 2020, through August 31, 2020. On opening voting day, eligible General Members who have County email addresses and eligible Retired Members with an email address on file with LACERA will be emailed voting instructions and login credentials to access the online and telephonic voting system.
Eligible voters who do not have an email address or are identified as having an invalid email address will receive login credentials and voter information by U.S. mail that will be mailed before opening voting day.
A Message to General Members:
Active General Members of LACERA in service on April 15, 2020 will be eligible to vote in this election. No paper ballots will be mailed to General Members. For questions regarding the election, contact your Departmental Election Coordinator(s) found here.
A Message to Retired Members:
Retired Members of LACERA who retired on or before April 15, 2020 will be eligible to vote in this election.
Eligible Retired Members who wish to vote by paper ballot must make a request to the Executive Officer of the Board of Supervisors no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 18, 2020, by contacting (213) 974-1093 or via email at LACERA_ELECTION@bos.lacounty.gov. Eligible Retired Members requesting paper ballots shall verify their full name and complete address on file with LACERA. If it is determined that an election will be held, paper ballots shall be mailed to those individuals before opening voting day.
Adopted Board Letter and Resolution
General Member Election Notice