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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.

Post Asa Chung

November 5, 2019
Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election

Election Information

Election Calendar

Randomized Alphabet Drawing

Randomized Alphabet Drawing - State
Randomized Alphabet Drawing - Local

Candidate Information

Candidate Guide
List of Offices with Extended Filing Period
Roster of Candidates

Offices to be on the Ballot

School Districts

San Mateo-Foster City School District Governing Board, 2 Seats

Municipalities

City of Brisbane Council, 2 Seats
City of Burlingame Council, 2 Seats
City of San Bruno Council, 2 Seats

City Measures

Measure C – City of Brisbane: Liquid Storage Facilities Business License Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

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

Measure B – City of Brisbane: Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

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

Measure E – City of Brisbane: Cannabis Business License Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

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

Measure G – City of San Bruno: Transactions and Use (Sales) Tax Measure

Majority Voter Approval Required

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

School District Measures

Measure I – Cabrillo Unified School District: Parcel Tax Measure

2/3 Voter Approval Required

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

Measure H – Redwood City School District: Parcel 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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March 3, 2020 Election Calendar
Presidential Primary Election

March 3, 2020 Election Calendar

NOTE: The information below is as accurate as possible, but not every requirement or exception is listed. In the event of a conflict, the date set by statute controls over dates listed below. The Registration & Elections Division reserves the right to update this calendar as necessary.

Days Prior to Election Date Action Taken
173

118
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Between these dates, Signatures in Lieu of Filing Fee Petitions are available for all voter-nominated state and nonpartisan countywide offices.
EC §§8061, 8105, 8106
158 Friday, September 27, 2019 By this date, the Secretary of State shall issue a notice designating the offices, except those of county officers and judges, for which candidates are to be nominated in the Direct Primary Election.
EC §12103
158

88
Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019
Between these dates is the candidate filing period for County Central Committee candidates. Nomination Papers and Declarations of Candidacy are available during this time. Paperwork must be received by the Registration & Elections Division by the close of business at 5 p.m. on December 6, 2019. No candidate may withdraw his or her Declaration of Candidacy after the close of business at 5 p.m. on December 6, 2019.
EC §§8020, 10510, 13107
148 Monday, October 7, 2019 By this date, the Governor shall issue a proclamation calling the election and shall state the time of the election and offices to be filled.
EC §12000