Are you interested in running for the police position on the NJ Police and Firemen’s Retirement System Board? If so, here are the steps you must take and the deadlines for each of those steps.

Aug. 14, 2020 Electronic Notice sent to PFRS employers.

Aug. 17-21, 2020 Employers electronically distribute the election notices to all active PFRS police members.

Aug. 24-Sept 11, 2020 Members write to the PFRSNJ with letter of interest and to obtain the nominating instructions.

Oct. 2, 2020 Deadline for candidates to register nominations

Oct. 2, 2020 Vendor closes the nominations website and stops accepting nominations from candidates.

Oct. 5-7, 2020 Vendor verifies petition information and determines who qualifies for election.

Oct. 13, 2020 Notify winners and losers of nomination. Sole winners are automatically elected.


Oct. 19, 2020 Candidate names selected for position on ballot. Final information emailed to vendor.

Nov. 6, 2020 Sample election packet submitted by vendor to the PFRSNJ staff.

Nov. 16-18, 2020 Vendor prints ballot packets.

Nov. 23, 2020 Vendor distributes ballot packets to employers.

Nov. 23- Dec. 21, 2020 Voting takes place.

Dec. 22-28, 2020 Vendor completes final tabulation.

Dec. 31, 2020 Vendor submits official results to the PFRSNJ Board secretary

Jan. 11, 2021 PFRSNJ Board of Trustees certifies official results.

Feb. 1, 2021 Police elected position term begins.