Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
(Redwood City, CA) On September 26, the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division will begin mailing the Sample Ballot & Voter Information Pamphlet for the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election to registered voters in areas holding an election.
“The Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlet provides a wealth of information to voters on candidates, measures and voter services for the upcoming November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election,” said Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer and Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder. “The voter pamphlet will be provided to all eligible voters in the language indicated in their voter registration,” added Church.
Visually impaired voters may request a copy of the county’s Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlet on audiotape by calling the Registration & Elections Division at 888.762.8683. A screen-readable version of the pamphlet can be accessed by visiting www.smcvote.org and clicking “My Election Info.”
Voters may join our Go Green! program to view their pamphlets online only. Voters can sign up by clicking on “Sign Up for Go Green!” on www.smcvote.org. After signing up, they will no longer be mailed a paper copy of the pamphlet and will be notified by email that their pamphlet is now available online.
All-Mailed Ballot – Vote Center Election Model for November 5, 2019
The November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election will be the third election San Mateo County conducts under the California Voter’s Choice Act model. Traditional polling places have been replaced by Vote Centers, which will be open for voting more days and will offer expanded voter services including voter registration, multilingual assistance, and disabled access voting options. Every registered voter, in a jurisdiction holding an election, will receive a Vote by Mail Ballot, which can be returned with no postage required in any mailbox or ballot drop box located throughout the county.
For more information on the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.smcacre.org or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @smcvote.