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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 1 and 2 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.
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 Friday February 21, 2020. 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 Monday March 9, 2020 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. Candidate(s) can be written in on the ballot on Election Day.
Your Biographical Information application (Bio) & Photo (head shot) must be completed and dropped off with your nomination forms.
- 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
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.
Get out and VOTE on April 2nd!
Social Development Commission – Teutonia Site
6850 North Teutonia Avenue
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3000 North Sherman Boulevard