The CalPERS Board of Administration consists of 13 members who are elected, appointed, or hold office ex officio for four-year terms. Their decisions affect all active and retired members.

2018 CalPERS Board of Administration Election

The Public Agency Member Election unofficial results indicate Jason Perez received 9,208 votes, which represents 56.78 percent of the votes cast during the voting period of August 31 through October 1, 2018. His competitor, the incumbent Priya Mathur received 7,008 votes, or 43.22 percent. The new term of office will begin on January 16, 2019, and continuing through January 15, 2023.

The election for the state and school board member representative seats was not conducted because the incumbents, Theresa Taylor (state) and Rob Feckner (school) were unopposed. Taylor and Feckner will serve four-year terms of office beginning January 16, 2019, and continuing through January 15, 2023. Their election was officially certified by the Secretary of State on June 8, 2018.

Votes Received

The number of votes received will be updated on a weekly basis throughout the voting period.

Ballot Count
As of Online By Phone By Mail Total
Total 5,641 743 9,980 16,364
September 7 1,691 247 23 1,961
September 14 1,448 190 6,074 7,712
September 21 793 96 2,239 3,128
September 28 1,113 119 1,253 2,485
October 1 596 91 391 1,078

Notice of Election

A Notice of Election dated March 26, 2018, provides information on becoming a candidate, voter eligibility, and the election schedule.

Election Process

Last year, the board election process included additional voting methods for the first time. The three voting methods and processes now used — paper ballot, online, and phone — are legal and adhere to all applicable state laws and regulations. Read some key facts (PDF).

Contact Us

If you have questions about the board election process or need further assistance, email the CalPERS Board Election Office or call (800) 794-2297.

Upcoming Elections

Year Election
2019 Retired Member