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November 3, 2020
Presidential General Election

Election Information

Election Calendar

Randomized Alphabet Drawing

Randomized Alphabet Drawing - State
Randomized Alphabet Drawing - Local
Note: The Local Randomized Alphabet Drawing is for State Senate Districts 11 & 13 and State Assembly Districts 19 & 24 only.

Candidate Information

List of Offices with Extended Candidate Filing Period
Roster of Candidates

Candidate Filing Options for November Presidential General Election
Please review our electronic candidate filing procedures. We encourage all candidates take advantage of this new and convenient filing option.

Candidate Registration Form
Candidates running for office for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election should complete the Candidate Registration Form and email it to Michelle Yue, Candidate Service Lead at MYue@smcacre.org. Upon receipt of the completed Candidate Registration Form, our office will call the candidate to set up a filing appointment to complete the candidate fling process. For information about the candidate filing process, please refer to our Candidate Guide.

Candidate Guide

  • City candidates shall file Nomination Papers with their City Clerk’s office. City candidates should check with their City Clerk regarding the number of required nomination signatures.
     
  • San Mateo County Harbor District candidates should file Nomination Papers with a minimum of 25 signatures with the County Elections Office.
     
  • Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District candidates should file Nomination Papers with a minimum of 50 signatures with the district.
     
  • All other special district and school district candidates are NOT required to file Nomination Papers.

City Measures

Measure Q – City of Daly City: Sales Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure V – City of East Palo Alto: Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

2/3 Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor

Measure U – City of Half Moon Bay: Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure X – City of San Bruno: Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure S – City of San Bruno: Cannabis Business Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor

Measure Y – City of San Mateo: City General Plan Amendment Measure - Citizens’ Initiative

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure R – City of San Mateo: City General Plan Amendment  Measure - Placed on Ballot by City Council

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure W – City of San Mateo: Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

School Measures

Measure Z – Jefferson Union High School District: Bond Measure

55% Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure, Full Text and Tax Rate Statement
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Measure T – San Mateo-Foster City School District: Bond Measure

55% Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure, Full Text and Tax Rate Statement
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

Special District Measures

Measure RR – Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (‘Caltrain’): Sales Tax Measure

 2/3 Voter Approval Required

Resolution, Measure and Full Text
Impartial Analysis
Primary Argument in Favor
Primary Argument Against
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against

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Voter Education and Outreach Toolkit
November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

The Registration & Elections Division creates election materials for distribution to eligible voters. The materials available on this website are intended for community members and partners to print and distribute within their organizations, meetings, and community events throughout San Mateo County. Printed copies of these materials are also available in limited quantities at the Registration & Elections Division.