Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
(Redwood City, CA) The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division is offering seminars on candidate filing for potential candidates interested in running for office in the upcoming November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election. Candidates will also learn about purchasing and using voter and election data for campaigning and voter education.
The candidate seminars for the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. Once you have signed up online, a meeting invitation with a link to the online seminar will be emailed to you.
“I highly recommend that anyone interested in serving their community attend the seminars. Even if you have run for office before, these briefings will ensure your understanding of current laws, forms, reporting rules, and campaign management tips,” said Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.
The Candidate Seminar will cover such areas as:
- Important filing deadlines
- Candidate filing documents
- Candidate statement
- Campaign finance reports
- Voter data reports
The following are the dates and times for these two seminars (choose one session):
Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 10 a.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 2 p.m.
An RSVP is required to obtain access to the meeting. Reply online at www.smcacre.org/elections/rsvp-candidate-filing-seminars or send an email to CandidateServices@smcacre.org. Attendees are asked to provide their name, the office they will be running for, which seminar date they plan to attend and the number of persons attending. All seminars are open to the public.
Voting Period Begins October 10 and Ends on November 8
San Mateo County’s registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail in October. Early voting period starts in October, with three Vote Centers opening in San Mateo, Redwood City and South San Francisco. For more information on the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election, please call or text 650.312.5222, visit www.smcacre.org, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @smcvote.org.