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May 7, 2019 Election Calendar

NOTE: The information below is as accurate as possible, but not every requirement or exception is listed. In the event of a conflict, the date set by statute controls over dates listed below. The Registration & Elections Division reserves the right to update this calendar as necessary.

Days Prior to Election Date Action Taken
88 Friday, February 8, 2019 Last day for a local entity to deliver a resolution requesting election services from the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors for the May 7, 2019 Election.
EC §§1405(b), 12001
88 Friday, February 8, 2019 (School District Measure) Last day for a school governing board to deliver a resolution (the “specifications of the election order”) to the County Elections Official calling for an election on a measure.
ED §5322
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Friday, February 8, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins February 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. and ends February 19, 2019 at 5 p.m. for all documents filed as of the filing deadline of February 8, 2019. Between these dates, the Elections Official or any registered voter, eligible to vote on the contest in question, may seek a writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted if found to be false, misleading or inconsistent with the Elections Code. (Note: Statutory date falls on a holiday. Date is moved to next business day on February 19, 2019.)
EC §§15, 9509
82 Thursday, February 14, 2019 The County Elections Official will designate a measure letter at 11 a.m. on this date at the office of the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.
EC §§13112, 13113, 13116
81 Friday, February 15, 2019 Primary Arguments in favor of and against local measures are due on this date by 5 p.m. Such arguments, if already submitted, may be changed until and including today.
EC §§9501-03
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Friday, February 15, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins February 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. and ends February 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. for Primary Arguments filed in favor of and against local measures. Between these dates, the Elections Official or any registered voter, eligible to vote on the contest in question, may seek a writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted if found to be false, misleading or inconsistent with Elections Code.  
EC §9509
71 Monday, February 25, 2019 Rebuttal Arguments for measures where a Primary Argument was filed both in favor and against are due on this date by 5 p.m. Such arguments may be changed until and including today.   
EC §9504
71 Monday, February 25, 2019 Impartial Analyses for measures are due on this date by 5 p.m.
EC §9500
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Monday, February 25, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins February 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. and ends March 7, 2019 at 5 p.m. for Rebuttal Arguments filed in favor and/or against local measures and Impartial Analyses. Between these dates the Elections Official or any registered voter, eligible to vote on the contest in question, may seek a writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted if found to be false, misleading or inconsistent with the Elections Code.
EC §9509
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Friday, March 8, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Between these dates, the County Elections Official must send ballots and balloting materials to all Military and Overseas Voters who filed ballot applications by March 23, 2019.
EC §§300(b), 3105, 3114
40 Thursday, March 28, 2019 First pre-election campaign committee statement for candidates and committees is due for the period ending March 23, 2019 (45 days before election).
GC §84200.8
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Monday, April 8, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Between these dates, Vote by Mail ballots and county Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlets will be mailed to all registered voters.
EC §4101
15 Monday, April 22, 2019 Voter registration closes on this date for the May 7, 2019 Election. Voters must register by this date to be eligible to vote in this election. Voter registration forms postmarked prior to or with this date are accepted. 
EC §2102
14 Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Processing of Vote by Mail ballots may begin on this date (10 business days before Election Day). Processing Vote by Mail ballots includes opening Vote by Mail ballot return envelopes, removing ballots, duplicating any damaged ballots and preparing the ballots to be machine-read, or machine-reading them.
EC §15101(b)
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Between these dates, individuals who become new United States citizens on or after April 22, 2019 are eligible to register and vote at the office of the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo. A new citizen registering during this time must provide proof of citizenship and declare that he or she has established residency in California.
EC §§331, 3500, 3501
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Between these dates, the Elections Official shall provide Conditional Voter Registration and provisional voting for voters who missed the April 22 registration deadline at the office of the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.
EC §§2170-71
12 Thursday, April 25, 2019 Second pre-election campaign committee statement for candidates and committees is due for the period ending April 20, 2019 (17 days before election).
GC §84200.8
7 Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Last Day for voters to request a replacement Vote by Mail ballot to be mailed to them. 
EC §3001
0 Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Election Day
EC §1500(a)  
Days Following Election Date Action Taken
3 Friday, May 10, 2019 Vote by Mail ballots postmarked on or before Election Day must be received by the County Elections Official by this day in order to be counted. 
EC §§3020, 4103
30 Thursday, June 6, 2019 Last day for the County Elections Official to certify election results to the jurisdictions participating in the election.
EC §15372

Reference

EC: California Elections Code
GC: California Government Code
ED: California Education Code

All above California Codes may be referenced online at: leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml​