Mailing of Sample Ballot Pamphlets for November Election Begins September 29

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Redwood City, CA – San Mateo County's  "Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlet" for the November 8, 2011 countywide election will begin to be mailed to the county's 318,379 voters beginning on Thursday, September 29, and will conclude about 10 business days later.

Voting Equipment's Logic & Accuracy Testing to Begin Monday September 26 for November 8, 2011 Election

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

October 1, 2011 Last Day for San Mateo County Property Owners to Apply for 2011 Property Tax Relief through the Decline in Value Program

Contact: Mark Church, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Phone: 650.363.4988 Fax: 650.363.1903 E-mail: mchurch@smcare.org Alternate: Terry Flinn, Special Assistant to the Assessor Phone 650.599.1271 Fax 650.363.1903 E-mail: tflinn@smcare.org

November Election Filing Period for Write-In Candidates

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Application Period for Overseas Voting

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder Redwood City, CA – The 'Special Absentee Voters’ ballot application period opens September 9 and will remain open through November 8 for overseas and military voters participating in the November 8 Election, according to Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.