Voting is Open for the 2021 Board Member Elections

 

UPDATE – CAST YOUR VOTE NOW THROUGH OCT 25th


UPDATE – You can access the election website by clicking the link below.  Just have your credentials from the letter you received in order to login and cast your vote.

https://www.directvote.net/PABF/

Members of the rank Investigator or rank inferior thereto, and all annuitants have the opportunity to participate in the election for members of the Retirement Board of the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago.

For a 3-Year Term: From 12/01/2021 through 11/30/ 2024

1. Investigator, Patrolman, or rank equivalent thereto Member

The term of one (1) elected member of the Retirement Board of the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund (Board), for any active member of the rank of Investigator, Patrolman, or rank equivalent thereto shall expire November 30, 2021. According to the Illinois Pension Code, one (1) member of the Board is to be elected from among the active members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) of the rank of Investigator, Patrolman or rank equivalent thereto to fill the position for a 3-year term from December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2024.

2. Annuitant Member

The term of one (1) elected member of the Board, to represent the Annuitants of the Fund shall expire November 30, 2021.  According to the Illinois Pension Code, one (1) member is to be elected from among any adult Annuitant who is not under conservatorship to fill the position for a 3-year term from December 1, 2021 through November 30, 2024.

Persons entitled to vote in the Annuitant member election include: (a) any adult Annuitants who are not under conservatorship; (b) conservators of Annuitants; and (c) legal guardians of children and/or Annuitants when the parent or stepparent of such children are themselves not Annuitants.

 

PETITIONS


1. Investigator, Patrolman, or rank equivalent thereto Member:

Four candidates submitted to the Fund signed petitions for candidacy. After verification of the signatures and Board approval on the sufficiency of the petitions, all 4 (four) candidates are approved to run for the position.

2. Annuitant Member:

Two candidates submitted to the Fund signed petitions for candidacy. After verification of the signatures and Board approval on the sufficiency of the petitions, both candidates are approved to run for the position.

 

ELECTION DETAILS


The election is being conducted from October 5-25, 2021 to fill the terms detailed above, and is being held in accordance with the rules adopted by the Board on May 27, 2021.  An independent election firm is administering the elections and all balloting will be conducted online or telephonically. You will receive your individual voting credentials in letter sent to your address of record.

If you have recently moved, have not received your election letter or have other technical questions about the election, please reach out by email to support@directvote.net or by phone to 1-866-909-3549.

Detailed rules concerning the Trustee Election are available at www.chipabf/about.org or at the PABF Office and here: Election Rules.