June 23, 2020 Election Calendar
County Service Area No. 1 Special Mail Ballot Election

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June 23, 2020 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 takes precedence 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, March 27, 2020 Last day for a local entity to deliver a resolution requesting election services from the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors for the June 23, 2020 Election.
EC §§1405(b), 10002, 12001
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Friday, March 27, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins March 27, 2020 at 5 p.m. and ends April 6, 2020 at 5 p.m. for all documents filed as of the filing deadline of March 27, 2020. 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 §§9190, 9380
83 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Last day for an order of election calling for a ballot measure to be amended or withdrawn.A resolution of the legislative body that issued the order of election must be filed with the Elections Official by this date in order to amend or withdraw a ballot measure.
EC §9605
82 Thursday, April 2, 2020 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 §13116
81 Friday, April 3, 2020 Primary Arguments in favor of and against local measures are due by 5 p.m. on this date. Such arguments, if already submitted, may be changed until and including this day.
EC §§9162-63, 9315-16
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Friday, April 3, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins April 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. and ends April 13, 2020 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 the Elections Code.
EC §§9190, 9380
71 Monday, April 13, 2020 Rebuttal Arguments for measures where a Primary Argument was filed both in favor of and against are due on this date by 5 p.m. Such arguments may be changed until and including this date.
EC §§9163, 9167, 9316-17
71 Monday, April 13, 2020 Impartial Analyses for measures are due on this date by 5 p.m.
EC §§9160, 9313
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Monday, April 13, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020
The 10-calendar-day public review period begins April 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. and ends April 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. for Rebuttal Arguments filed in favor of 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 §§9190, 9380
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Friday, April 24, 2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Between these dates, the County Elections Official must send ballots and balloting materials to all Military and Overseas Voters who filed ballot applications by May 9, 2020.
EC §§300(b), 3105, 3114
40 Thursday May 14, 2020 First pre-election campaign committee statement for candidates and committees is due for the period ending May 9, 2020 (which is 45 days before the election).
GC §84200.8
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Between these dates, Vote by Mail ballots and county Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlets will be mailed to all registered voters. Voters interested in having replacement Vote by Mail ballots be mailed to them should make the request by June 16, 2020 to ensure the ballots arrive on or before Election Day.
EC §§3001, 4101, 4108
Note: The start of the mailing period falls on a holiday. Date is moved to the next day, May 26, 2020).
15 Monday, June 8, 2020 Voter registration closes on this date for the June 23, 2020 Election. Voters must register by this date to be eligible to vote in this election. Voter registration forms postmarked prior to or on this date are accepted.
EC §2102
14 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 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, but under no circumstances may a vote count be accessed or released until 8 p.m. on Election Day.
EC §15101(b)
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Between these dates, individuals who become new United States citizens on or after June 9, 2020, are eligible to register and vote at 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, June 9, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Between these dates, the County Elections Official shall provide Conditional Voter Registration and provisional voting at the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo for voters who missed the June 8, 2020 deadline.
EC §§2170-71
12 Thursday, June 11, 2020 Second pre-election campaign committee statement for candidates and committees is due for the period ending June 6, 2020 (which is 17 days before the election).
GC §84200.8
7 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Last day for voters to request a replacement Vote by Mail ballot to be mailed to them.
EC §3001
0 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Election Day.
EC §§4108, 14212; GC §25210.8
Days Following Election Date Action Taken
3 Friday, June 26, 2020 Vote by Mail ballots postmarked on or before Election Day must be received by the County Elections Official by this date in order to be counted.
EC §3020, 4103
30 Thursday, July 23, 2020 Last day for the County Elections Official to certify the election results to the jurisdictions participating in the election.
EC §15372

Reference
§ or §§: Section or Sections
EC: California Elections Code
ED: California Education Code
GC: California Government Code

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