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.
Nov 6, 2018 Election – Voter Information Guide, Sample Ballot and Official Voter Information Pamphlet Mailed
Mailing between September 27 and October 16
Between September 27 and October 16, the state Voter Information Guide and the county Sample Ballot and Official Voter Information Pamphlet will be mailed to voters who registered at least 60 days and 29 days prior to the election respectively.
Beginning today, Vote by Mail ballots for the November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election will be mailed to all registered voters in the County.
Voters interested in having replacement Vote by Mail ballots mailed to them should make the request by October 30 to ensure the ballots arrive on or before Election Day.