Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
(Redwood City, CA) San Mateo County’s Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Mark Church, announced today that Monday, April 22, 2019, is the deadline to register to vote in the May 7, 2019, La Honda Road Territory Transfer Special Mail Ballot Election.
Voter Registration Forms sent by mail must be postmarked on or before April 22. To register online, visit the official San Mateo County elections website at www.smcacre.org and click on “Register to Vote.” Registrations online must be submitted before midnight on April 22.
Voters who miss the deadline may “conditionally” register to vote and vote provisionally on the same day at the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.
To be eligible to register to vote, a person must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of California; at least 18 years old by Election Day; not currently in state or federal prison or on parole for a felony conviction; and not deemed by a court to be mentally incompetent to vote.
Eligible individuals can register online by visiting www.smcacre.org or by completing a Voter Registration Card available at the following locations:
- Public Libraries
- City and Town Halls
- Post Offices
- Department of Motor Vehicles Offices
- Registration & Elections Division, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo
A full list of locations can be found at www.smcacre.org/post/register-vote-mail.
Voters must re-register whenever they move to a new address, change their name or would like to change political party affiliation. Registered voters who re-register are updating their existing record and not creating a new one.
Voters are encouraged to use the “My Election Info” tool on www.smcacre.org to confirm registration status, political party and view or print PDF and accessible versions of the Official Voter Information Guide. The website tool allows voters to track and confirm when ballot materials were mailed and when the Registration & Elections Division received their voted ballot. Voters are also encouraged to sign up for the United State Postal Service’s Informed Delivery® and receive notice that ballot is arriving.