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Election for Active Police Officer Representative to the Board Has Commenced

Friday, August 31, 2018

The District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB) has commenced its Active Police Officer Election. The election schedule is as follows:

Start of the 2018 Active Police Offcer Trustee Election cycle August 1, 2018
Election Notification Packets mailed to Qualified Voters August 31, 2018

Last day to file completed Statement of Candidacy forms, including Qualifications Statements, with Election Official

September 20, 2018

Qualified Voters notified of their eligibility or ineligibility to stand for election

September 28, 2018
Last day to file a conforming Statement of Candidacy form October 12, 2018
Candidates are notified of drawing of lots October 15, 2018
Drawing of Lots for ballot placement order October 22, 2018
Election ballots mailed to Qualified Voters; Online and telephone voting opens November 2, 2018
Last day to vote in Active Police Officer Election (by 11:59pm ET) December 3, 2018
Ballots tabulated and certified by the Election Official December 7, 2018
Election results certified by the Board December 20, 2018
Notice of election results published in the D.C. Register January 16, 2018
Challenges to Election filed with the Board – Last Day January 19, 2019
Trustees' 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.