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Nominations closed for Places 1, 3, 5, and 7

Nominations for Place 1, 3, 5, and 7 will be closing soon, on June 11 at 4pm Central.

The election period is scheduled for July 6 to August 10.
Read more details about the nomination and election processes here

Active employees Retired members
Nominate yourself online. Make a nomination online.
Support others' nominations online.  
Download a paper nomination petition
for Place 1 or Place 3
If you are a retiree in a group represented by Place 5 or 7
and you lost or didn't receive a nomination form,
please contact YesElections at
Help+FWERF@yeselections.com or (866) 384-9978.

Which Place am I represented by?

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to run for Places 1 - 4, an employee must:

  • Be an active, vested city employee at the time of the election;
  • Be a member of the department/group which they wish to represent;
  • Get at least 75 signatures of active members of the department/group they wish to represent (temporary employees' signatures do not count toward the 75 needed);
  • Turn in the petition forms by the deadline announced by the Retirement Fund.

To run for Places 5 - 7, a retiree must:

  • Be a retired city employee at the time of the election (being in the DROP does not count as being a retiree; the candidate must actually have separated from employment with the city and receive a monthly pension benefit);
  • Get at least 25 nominations from retirees of the department/group they wish to represent (not including survivors and/or surviving spouses) using the online nominations platform, paper forms / letters, or both; YesElections mails nomination letters with forms to all retirees eligible for each specific election;
  • Have any forms / letters submitted by the deadline announced by the Retirement Fund.

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