2022 Regional Council Elections

It’s official. The SEIU Local 721 Regional Council Election process is under way!

Nominations for each of the four Regional Councils — Los Angeles County, LA/OC Cities, Tri-Counties, and Inland Area — will be accepted by Nomination Petition

Members who have been in continuous good standing for the preceding two (2) years are eligible to be nominated.

All nominating petitions are due no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, August 22, 2022. 

Eligible candidates may begin to collect signatures from current full dues- paying members in good standing starting on July 8, 2022.

You can turn in your petition:

  • In person Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Los AngelesVentura, and Riverside SEIU 721 Offices.
  • By email to (Please do not send to your WSO or other staff, email must be sent to )
  • By Mail to SEIU Local 721, 1545 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles CA 90017

All nominating petitions are due no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, August 22, 2022. 

DOWNLOAD and Print Your Candidate Nomination Petition 

Who qualifies to be a candidate?

Pursuant to Article 7, Section D of the SEIU Local 721 By-Laws, qualifications for office are:

Two years as a Represented Member in good standing; petition signatures from 50 Represented Members in good standing to qualify for the ballot. 

Regional Council Seats will be allocated as follows:

  • •One (1) seat per bargaining unit
  • •Where some bargaining units are very large, they will be elected by the following formula:

Each bargaining unit of 20-5000 members will get to elect at least one (1) representative

Each bargaining unit with 5001-10,000 members will get to elect two (2) representatives

Each bargaining unit with 10,001-15,000 members will get to elect three (3) representatives

Pursuant to Article 7, Section E of the SEIU Local 721 By-Laws, the Term of Office is for three (3) years.

When will I know if I qualified as a candidate?

Please call the Member Connection at (877) 721-4968 a few days
after you submit your petition to confirm your petition papers have been received and filed.

Nominees will be notified of their eligibility and next steps, if any, shortly after the due date. 



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