Candidate Filing Period Opens for the November 8, 2011 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election
Filing period is open from July 18 through August 12

Archive Press Release

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Candidate Filing Period Opens for the November 8, 2011 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election

Redwood City, CA – San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer, Mark Church, issued the official public notice for the upcoming Nov. 8 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election and announced the opening of the Candidate Filing period for 44 local jurisdictions on the ballot.

“The future and livelihood of the County depends upon the willingness of responsible leaders who step forward to offer themselves in service to the public,” said Church.

The 44 jurisdictions with candidate elections on the November 8, 2011 ballot include 13 cities, 14 school districts, and 17 special districts with contests to fill governing board positions.

For candidates seeking local elected office, the filing period will open at 8:00 a.m. on July 18 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on August 12.  For offices without an eligible incumbent seeking re-election, the candidate filing period will be extended another five (5) calendar days and will close at 5:00 p.m. on August 17.

All candidates and prospective candidates are encouraged to call the Candidate Filing Officer, Megan Asmus, at 650.312.5293 to make an appointment to review the steps in the process, the forms and the requirements for successful filing.

Offices on the November 8, 2011 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election ballot include:

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

San Mateo County Community College District, 3 seats                             Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, 3 seats                                Burlingame Elementary School District, 2 seats                                     Hillsborough City School District, 2 seats                                                  Jefferson Elementary School District, 2 seats                                          Millbrae School District, 2 seats                    
Portola Valley Elementary School District, 2 seats                               Redwood City Elementary School District, 3 seats
San Bruno Park School District, 2 seats                              
San Carlos School District, 2 seats                                         
San Mateo Union High School District, 2 seats                                        San Mateo-Foster City School District, 2 seats                                        Sequoia Union High School District, 3 seats                                             Woodside Elementary School District, 2 seats

SPECIAL DISTRICTS

Bayshore Sanitary District, 3 seats              
Broadmoor Police Protection District, 1 seat                                          Coastside County Water District, 3 seats                           
Coastside Fire Protection District, 2 seats
Colma Fire Protection District, 2 seats 
East Palo Alto Sanitary District, 3 seats
Granada Sanitary District, 2 seats                                          
Highlands Recreation District, 3 seats                                 
Ladera Recreation District, 2 seats                                       
Los Trancos County Water District, 2 seats                                       
Menlo Park Fire Protection District, 2 seats
Midcoast Community Council, 3 seats
Mid-Peninsula Water District, 3 seats                                 
Montara Water and Sanitary District, 2 seats                                          West Bay Sanitary District, 3 seats              
Westborough Water District, 3 seats                                   
Woodside Fire Protection District, 2 seats

MUNICIPALITIES

City of Belmont, City Council, 2 seats
City of Belmont, City Clerk, 1 seat
City of Belmont, City Treasurer, 1 seat
City of Brisbane, City Council, 2 seats
City of Burlingame, City Council, 2 seats
City of Daly City, City Council, 1 seat
City of Foster City, City Council, 3 seats
City of Millbrae, City Council, 3 seats
City of Redwood City, City Council, 4 seats
City of San Bruno, City Council, 2 seats
City of San Bruno, Mayor, 1 seat
City of San Carlos, City Council, 2 seats
City of San Carlos, City Treasurer, 1 seat
City of San Mateo, City Council, 2 seats
City of South San Francisco, City Council, 2 seats
Town of Portola Valley, Town Council, 2 seats
Town of Woodside, Town Council, 4 seats

The San Mateo County Elections Office publishes a Candidate’s Guide.  The November 8, 2011 Candidate’s Guide is now available online at www.shapethefuture.org in the ‘Candidates & Campaigns’ section of the website.

Candidate Seminars will be held on July 13 at 2:00 p.m. and July 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Elections Office, 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.  A Data Seminar will be held on July 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the same location.  Candidates and their key campaign staff are invited to attend and encouraged to RSVP to 650.312.5222 or online at https://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/2011/nov2011/default.asp. The public is welcome to attend.  For more information, voters can call 650.312.5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org.


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