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.

2021 Special Public Agency Member Election

CalPERS public agency members active as of March 1, 2022: You have an opportunity to vote for your public agency representative seat on the CalPERS Board of Administration. The term of office for this position begins immediately upon certification by the Secretary of State and will expire on January 15, 2027.

The Notice of Election provides information on becoming a candidate, voter eligibility, and the election schedule.

After the nomination period has closed, information on the candidates running in this year's Special Public Agency Member Board Election can be found on our Board Elections webpage. Written and video recorded candidate statements will also be posted on the Board Elections webpage around March 2022.

A ballot package in a bright blue envelope containing voting instructions, your ballot, a prepaid return envelope, and the Candidate Statement Voter Pamphlet will be mailed to the address we have on file for you on April 15, 2022. Voting is open from April 15 until May 16. Your vote must be received by mail, telephone, or online by 11:59 p.m. PT on May 16, 2022, in order to be counted. Only the first vote received will be counted.

If a candidate doesn’t receive a majority vote in the primary election, a runoff election will be conducted between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes. CalPERS public agency members active as of May 1, 2022 are eligible to vote in the runoff election. A runoff ballot package will be mailed on June 10, 2022, and the voting period will be from June 10 until July 11. Your runoff vote must be received by mail, telephone, or online by 11:59 p.m. PT on July 11, 2022, in order to be counted.

Returned envelopes will be scanned and secured at 7720 Hardeson Road, Suite B, Everett, WA, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., beginning on April 15, 2022, and continuing through May 16, 2022. At 9:00 a.m. on May 17, 2022, the sealed and signed envelopes containing the voted ballots will be opened, the ballots removed, and processed at the Everett, WA location. Public viewing will be allowed.

Upon completion of the paper ballot process, the electronic tabulation process will be held at The Embassy Suites, John A. Sutter Boardroom, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814. The time for the public viewing will be announced promptly following the completion of the paper ballot process.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the board election process or need further assistance, email Board_Election_Coordinator@calpers.ca.gov or call (800) 794-2297.

Upcoming Elections

Year Election
2022 State and School Member
2023 Retired Member