The District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB) has commenced its Active Police Officer Election. The election schedule is as follows:
|Notice of election and request for nominations, including statement of candidacy forms mailed/made available||August 31, 2018|
|Statement of candidacy forms due to election official by 5 pm ET||September 19, 2018|
|Drawing of lots for placement on election ballot (may be attended by Candidates or designated authorized representative)||October 22, 2018|
|Election ballots mailed/online and telephone voting opens||November 5, 2018|
|Last day to submit election ballots to election official (by 11:59pm ET)||December 5, 2018|
|Election official tallies the ballots||December 7, 2018|
|Certification of election results by the Board||December 20, 2018|
|Election results published in the DC Register||December 28, 2018|
|Any challenges to election may be filed with DCRB, in writing, by 5 pm ET||January 27, 2019|
|Trustee term begins||January 28, 2019|
An Active Police Officer is defined in the DCRB Election Rules as follows:
Active Police Officer – ‘An "active police officer" who is a sworn member or officer of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).’ This does not include their survivors and beneficiaries.
Active Police Officers may cast their ballots via regular postal mail, telephone, or online.
Please note, DCRB has retained a new Election Official, Election-America, Inc. Any communications you may receive from this vendor are legitimate. If you do not receive a ballot or if you have any inquiries regarding the election, please contact Election-America, Inc. by phone at 1(888) 914-5654 or by email at info+DCRB@election-america.com.