Twenty (20) Vote Centers in Total
September 3, 2021

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) On Saturday, September 11, twelve (12) additional Vote Centers will open and remain open through Election Day, September 14, 2021. San Mateo County will operate 20 Vote Centers for the September 14, 2021 California Gubernatorial Recall Election. There will be at least one Vote Center in every city in the county.

Vote Center Hours:

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, September 11 to 13, 2021 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Two Pop-up Vote Centers will be open on Monday, September 13, and Tuesday, September 14, in La Honda and Pescadero.

Voters may use accessible ballot marking tablets, request replacement Vote by Mail ballots, receive multilingual assistance, and register to vote (through conditional voter registration) at any Vote Center.

Visit or call or text 650.312.5222 for further information.

Vote by Mail ballots were initially mailed on August 12, 2021 to all registered voters. Voted ballots can be returned by mail in the postage-paid envelope provided, placed in an Official Ballot Drop Box, or returned to any Vote Center. Ten of the 42 Drop Box locations are drive-up accessible and available 24/7. A complete list of Vote Center and Drop Box locations can be found at

Voters are encouraged to go to and sign up for automated alerts at Where’s My Ballot? or select My Election Info to track when the Registration & Elections Division received their voted ballot and if their ballot was accepted.

California Gubernatorial Recall Election Updates
The most comprehensive resource for San Mateo County election information is, which is updated frequently as Election Day approaches. For more information on voting services available for the California Gubernatorial Recall Election, please call or text 650.312.5222, visit 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

Jim Irizarry

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