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Upcoming Election 2024 - KCERA Board of Retirement 

On September 17, 2024,  an election will be held for the Kern County Employees' Retirement Association (KCERA) Board of Retirement for terms of office ending December 31. The following Trustees will be elected:

  • Second Member (General)
  • Seventh Member (Safety)
  • Alternate Seventh Member (Safety)

Declarations of Candidacy for candidates desiring to file may be obtained from the Elections Division, Administrative Center, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield.

The nomination period runs from July 15 - August 6.

The election will be conducted by mail.

  • Ballots and ballot return envelopes will be mailed no later than Monday. September 2, to all members of KCERA eligible to vote.
  • Voted ballots must be received at the Elections Division no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 17, in order to be counted in the election.
  • The vote will be canvassed in the Elections Division, Administrative Center, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, commencing at 8:00 a.m. on September 19.
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Further information regarding nominations and/or election procedures may be obtained by contacting the Elections Division at (661) 868-3590. Information regarding the election, including election results, will be posted on the KCERA website at


What's it like to be a KCERA Board Trustee? See details and requirements below.

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