Filing Period is Open from July 18 through August 12
July 15, 2022

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Asst. Chief Elections Officer & Asst. Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

(Redwood City, CA) Mark Church, San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, announced the opening of the candidate filing period for the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election.

For candidates seeking elected office, the filing period opens at 8 a.m. on July 18 and closes at 5 p.m. on August 12.  For offices without eligible incumbents seeking re-election, the candidate filing period is open for an additional five (5) calendar days and closes at 5 p.m. on August 17.  Candidates may file in person or provide our office a written request to receive candidate filing documents electronically.

Persons interested in serving their communities in an elected office should contact our office via email at CandidateServices@smcacre.org to make an appointment to review the steps, forms, and requirements to run for office.

Candidates for Federal, State and County offices were selected through the June 7, 2022 Statewide Direct Primary Election. City candidates should obtain and file their documents at their City Clerk’s Office.

The offices that will be up for election on the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election ballot include:

Federal Offices
U.S. Senator (Full and Partial/Unexpired Terms)
U.S. Representative
District 15 and 16

 

State Offices
Governor/Lieutenant Governor     
Attorney General
Secretary of State
State Treasurer
State Controller
Insurance Commissioner
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board of Equalization
District 2
State Assembly
Districts 19, 21, and 23

 

County District Offices
Board of Supervisors
Districts 2 and 3

 

School District Offices
County Board of Education
Governing Board, 3 seats (Trustee Areas 1, 2, and 3)
Bayshore Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Belmont-Redwood Shores School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Brisbane School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Cabrillo Unified School District
Governing Board, 3 seats (Trustee Areas A, C, and E)
Hillsborough City School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Jefferson Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Jefferson Union High School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District
Governing Board, 2 seats
Las Lomitas Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Menlo Park City School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Millbrae Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Pacifica School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Portola Valley Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
Ravenswood City School District
Redwood City School District
Governing Board, 2 seats (Trustee Areas 2 and 5)
San Bruno Park School District
Governing Board, 3 seats
San Carlos Elementary School District
Governing Board, 4 seats
San Mateo County Community College District
Governing Board, 2 seats (Trustee Areas 2 and 4)
San Mateo Union High School District
Governing Board, 3 seats (Trustee Areas 1, 3 and 5)
San Mateo-Foster City School District
Governing Board, 2 seats (Trustee Areas 1 and 2)
Sequoia Union High School District
Governing Board, 2 seats (Trustee Areas A, and D)
South San Francisco Unified School District
Governing Board, 3 seats (Trustee Areas C, D, and E)
Woodside Elementary School District
Governing Board, 3 seats

 

Special District Offices
Bayshore Sanitary District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Broadmoor Police Protection District
Board of Commissioners, 2 seats
Coastside County Water District
Board of Directors, 2 seats (Zones 2 and 5)
Coastside Fire Protection District
Board of Directors, 3 seats (Districts C, D and E)
Colma Fire Protection District
Board of Directors, 1 seat
East Palo Alto Sanitary District
Board of Directors, 2 seats
Granada Community Services District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Highlands Recreation District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Ladera Recreation District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Menlo Park Fire Protection District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Board of Directors, 2 seats (Wards 5 and 6)
Mid-Peninsula Water District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
Montara Water and Sanitary District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
North Coast County Water District
Board of Directors, 3 seats (Zones A, B and E)
Peninsula Health Care District
Board of Directors, 3 seats
San Mateo County Harbor District
Board of Commissioners, 2 seats (Districts 2 and 3)
Sequoia Healthcare District
Board of Directors, 3 seats (Zones A, C, and E)
West Bay Sanitary District
Board of Directors, 2 seats
Westborough Water District
Board of Directors, 2 seats
(Zones 2 and 4)
Woodside Fire Protection District
Board of Directors, 2 seats

 

City Offices
Atherton
Councilmember, 3 seats
Belmont
Councilmember, 2 seats (Districts 1 and 3)
Mayor, 1 seat
Brisbane
Councilmember
, 2 seats
Burlingame
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 1, 3 and 5)
Colma
Councilmember, 2 seats
Daly City
Councilmember, 3 seats
Councilmember, 2 seats
East Palo Alto
Councilmember, 2 seats
Foster City
Councilmember
, 2 seats
Half Moon Bay
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 1, 4, and 5)
Hillsborough
Councilmember, 2 seats
Menlo Park
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 1, 2, and 4)
Millbrae
Councilmember
, 2 seats
Pacifica
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 2, 3, and 5)
Portola Valley
Councilmember
, 3 seats
Redwood City
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 2, 5, and 6)
San Bruno
Councilmember, 2 seats (Districts 1 and 4)
Mayor, 1 seat
San Carlos
Councilmember
, 2 seats
San Mateo
Councilmember
, 3 seats
South San Francisco
Councilmember, 3 seats (Districts 1, 3, and 5)
City Clerk, 1 seat
City Treasurer, 1 seat
Woodside
Councilmember, 2 seats (Districts 2 and 3)

 

Regional Offices
Midcoast Community Council
Councilmember, 4 seats
Pescadero Municipal Advisory Council
Board of Directors, 4 seats (District 1)
2 seats (District 2), 2 seats (District 3)
2 seats (District 4) and 1 seat (At-Large)

(Note: This list is subject to change after publication)

The list of offices is also in our Candidate Guide which is now posted on our website at www.smcacre.org/Candidate Guide

For more information, call 650.312.5222, visit www.smcacre.org or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @smcvote.

Related Contacts

Mark Church

Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer
555 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063-1665Get Directions
Phone:
650.363.4988

Jim Irizarry

Asst. Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder & Asst. Chief Elections Officer
555 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063-1665Get Directions
Phone:
650.363.4988