2021 Board Elections
Our Community, Our Voice
Become a Commissioner and make an impact on poverty in Milwaukee County.
SDC is seeking candidates to fill two seats for the Board of Commissioners. Candidates will be up for election for the community representative seats that serve on behalf of districts 3 and 4 comprised of low-income residents living in Milwaukee County. Members of the community interested in having their name appear on the ballot must meet requirements for candidacy.
Why should you consider being an Elected District Commissioner of the Social Development Commission?
The SDC Board of Commissioners provides guidance and leadership to the Social Development Commission. SDC is the largest Community Action Agency in both Milwaukee County and the state of Wisconsin. The agency delivers numerous programs impacting the lives of Milwaukee County residents experiencing poverty. The leadership of the Board assists SDC in achieving its mission, Empowering Milwaukee County residents with the resources to move beyond poverty.
Here’s your chance to use your voice to impact your community.
To Become a Candidate:
To have a candidate’s name appear on the ballot, candidates are required to collect at least 50 signatures from residents in their district.
Candidates are urged to collect at least 50 additional signatures in case of discounted names.
Nomination forms used to collect signatures can be picked up beginning Monday February 22, 2021. They can be picked up at SDC’s Receptionist Area, located at 1730 W North Avenue between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Signatures are to be collected and returned to SDC’s Executive Department no later than Friday March 12, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.
A notarized affidavit must also accompany each of your completed nomination forms. You must have the affidavit notarized prior to filing the papers (50 signatures and affidavit) with SDC.
Your Biographical Information application (Bio) & Photo (head shot) must be completed and dropped off with your nomination forms on Friday March 12, 2021.
Candidate(s) can be written in on the ballot on Election Day. Write in candidates will be provide generic information materials upon request.
- 18 years of age or older
- A resident of the district that they are running for (Click here to see the SDC Districts Maps)
- Legal resident
Vote for Your District Commissioner
SDC is seeking candidates to fill two seats for the Board of Commissioners. Candidates will be up for election for the community representative seats that serve on behalf of districts 1 and 2 comprised of low-income residents living in Milwaukee County.
- Be a Milwaukee County resident
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant
- Be a resident of the district you are voting in
- Provide one form of identification, such as a driver’s license, Wisconsin identification card, a Senior Citizen ID, etc.
- Proof of residency, such as a utility bill or rent receipt (something with your address)
Write-In Candidates Are Welcome!
For more information on the SDC Board Election call 414.906.2815.
CR-Social Development Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact La Toya Jones, Equal Opportunity Officer, at 414-906-2823 or email@example.com. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Wisconsin Relay Number 711.
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