Only about 37,000, or 28 percent, of the 132,000 ballots sent out to members were returned.
Commercial actors will also be getting a raise as part of a deal with the Association of National Advertisers and American Association of Advertising Agencies. The contract states that actors in television, radio, internet and new media commercials will receive more than a $36 million increase in wage rates and other payments, as well as approximately $21 million in increased contributions to retirement and health plans.
The contracts go into effect retroactively to April 1.
Ballots are due back on June 9 for SAG's contract with major studios and producers.
City News Service contributed to this story.