Elections

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Elections
Message from Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Mark Church Welcome to the San Mateo County Elections website.

I am honored and privileged to serve as your Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder. I am committed to ensuring that our office continues its tradition of excellence and operates at a maximum level of efficiency and productivity.

Please use this website for easy access to the information and services that our office provides to the citizens of San Mateo County. I hope you find it a useful resource for election information.

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How to Vote

How to Vote

Voting is the fundamental right of every US citizen. The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division strives to uphold and preserve this right through voter registration, voter education and accessible voting options.

Here you will find information on where, when and how you can vote.

As a voter, we thank you for partnering with us in this core element of democracy. 

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Voter Registration

Protecting Voter Privacy

Information on your voter registration affidavit will be used by Elections Officials to send you official information on the voting process, such as the location of your polling place and the issues and candidates that will appear on the ballot. Commercial use of voter registration information is prohibited by law—it is a misdemeanor.

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Candidates and Campaigns

Election Calendar

Every aspect of running for office or running a campaign has code-defined time frames. The Election Calendar is a guide that is created especially for every election. It includes all the deadlines that candidates, campaigns, reporters and the voting public need to know.

Campaigns

How to Get Voter File Information

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Election Workers

There are currently no positions available. Please check this page for future career opportunities with San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division.