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.
San Mateo County Registration and Election Division
40 Tower Road
San Mateo, CA 94402
Randomized Alphabet Drawings are conducted by the Registration & Elections Division and Secretary of State to determine the order in which candidate names will appear on the ballot and the letters that will be assigned to each ballot measure.
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.