Division Steward and Officer Elections
IMPORTANT: Regular or vacancy elections scheduled after August 26, 2021, interested candidates will be required to circulate a petition to gather original signatures. Self nomination is no longer allowed. Petition forms are included in the link below with the division specific election notice. Petition forms cannot be emailed. Please refer to instructions on petition regarding acceptable forms of submittal
Division Candidate Interest forms will only be accepted during a regular or vacancy election cycle started prior to August 26, 2021 that has been scheduled by the PEF Divisions Department.
IF YOUR DIVISION IS NOT LISTED, PLEASE REFER TO THE POSTCARD MAILER YOU RECEIVED WITH THE DATE FOR WHEN YOUR DIVISION ELECTION NOTICE WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE. If you have not received a postcard mailer, please call the Divisions Dept. Petitions/Interest forms received from members not during a scheduled election will be marked VOID
Please click on the link below that corresponds to your division number to review the election rules. ONLY divisions that are currently running either a regular or vacancy election will appear below.
To sign the candidate interest form electronically, download the form and choose open with system viewer option. Once you have keyed in the required information you can sign by clicking “FILL AND SIGN” to add your signature.
If you have any questions, or if your division is in need of an election, please contact the PEF Divisions Department at 800-342-4306 ext. 337 or email gro.f1632201101ep@sn1632201101oisiv1632201101iD1632201101
October 2021 Special Elections
The PEF Executive Board has approved the rules for October’s Special Election cycle. This election will be for the vacant Region 8 Coordinator seat, and the following vacant Executive Board seats that were either not filled during the Triennial Election or have recently been vacated.
The dates of the election are as follows:
Start of petitioning: 10/13/21 @ 9:00AM
End of petitioning: 11/03/21 @ 5:00PM
For contested elections:
Ballots mailed: 11/24/21
Ballots returnable: 12/16/21 by 5:00PM
Ag & Markets: Seat #1
Audit & Control: Seats #3, #5, #7, #9
Civil Service: Seat #15
DOCCS: Seats #40, #45
Education: Seats #70, #75, #77
Higher Education: Seats #90
SUNY: Seats #80, #81, #85, #90, #95, #97, #102
Executive: Seats #161, #165
ITS: Seats #172, #173, #174, #175, #176, #177
Health: Seats #180, #185, #195, #200, #202
SIF: Seats #210, #217
Workers Compensation: Seat #220
Labor: Seat #225
Law: Seat #255
OMH/OPWDD: Seats #315, #395
Public Service: Seat #425
OCFS: Seats #435, #440
OTDA: Seat #455
DOS: Seat #460
DOT: Seats #510, #530
Political Subdivision: Seat #545
Roswell Park: Seats #550, #560
For questions regarding Special Elections, please email gro.f1632201101ep@sn1632201101oitce1632201101lElai1632201101cepS1632201101
2021 PEF Convention
If you have any questions, please contact the PEF Divisions Department at
800-342-4306 Ext 337 or email at gro.f1632201101ep@sn1632201101oisiv1632201101iD1632201101
Elected Delegates are strongly urged to notify the Divisions Department if they are unable to attend the Convention. Timely notification will allow an eligible alternate to be seated. Please email Kristie Furman, Assistant Director of Divisions at gro.f1632201101ep@sn1632201101oisiv1632201101iD1632201101.
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