The California Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) is landmark legislation which fundamentally transforms the manner in which elections will be conducted in the State of California. San Mateo County is proud to be one of 14 counties authorized by the State to conduct elections under the new law.
A new service for voters with disabilities
Voters with disabilities can vote privately and independently by accessing and marking a ballot in a screen-readable format from any computer.
The write-in candidate filing period for the November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election opens today. Write-in candidates must file a statement of write-in candidacy and other required documentation with the County Elections Official. City candidates must file with their City Clerk’s office.
Thirty Ballot Drop Box Locations open October 9, 2018 through Election Day.
Voters can drop off their voted Vote by Mail ballots at any of the ballot drop box locations.
Voter registration closes today for the November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election. Voter registration forms postmarked prior to or on today are accepted. Voters who miss this deadline can go to a Vote Center to register conditionally and vote a provisional ballot.
The write-in candidate filing period closes today at 5 p.m. All potential candidates must submit all required documents by this date in order to be a qualified write-in candidate. City candidates should check the hours of their City Clerk’s office.