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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

July 12, 2011

 

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Phone: 650.363.4988 Fax: 650.363.1903 E-mail: mchurch@smcare.org

 

Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: (650) 312-5222 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

Candidate Filing Period Opens for the November 8, 2011
Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election

Filing period is open from July 18 through August 12

 

Redwood City, CA – San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer, Mark Church, issued the official public notice for the upcoming Nov. 8 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election and announced the opening of the Candidate Filing period for 44 local jurisdictions on the ballot.

 

“The future and livelihood of the County depends upon the willingness of responsible leaders who step forward to offer themselves in service to the public,” said Church.

 

The 44 jurisdictions with candidate elections on the November 8, 2011 ballot include 13 cities, 14 school districts, and 17 special districts with contests to fill governing board positions.

 

For candidates seeking local elected office, the filing period will open at 8:00 a.m. on July 18 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on August 12.  For offices without an eligible incumbent seeking re-election, the candidate filing period will be extended another five (5) calendar days and will close at 5:00 p.m. on August 17.

 

All candidates and prospective candidates are encouraged to call the Candidate Filing Officer, Megan Asmus, at (650) 312-5293 to make an appointment to review the steps in the process, the forms and the requirements for successful filing.

 

Offices on the November 8, 2011 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election ballot include:

 

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

San Mateo County Community College District, 3 seats                                                  

Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, 3 seats                                 

Burlingame Elementary School District, 2 seats                                      

Hillsborough City School District, 2 seats                                                   

Jefferson Elementary School District, 2 seats                                           

Millbrae School District, 2 seats                    

Portola Valley Elementary School District, 2 seats                                

Redwood City Elementary School District, 3 seats

San Bruno Park School District, 2 seats                              

San Carlos School District, 2 seats                                         

San Mateo Union High School District, 2 seats                                         

San Mateo-Foster City School District, 2 seats                                         

Sequoia Union High School District, 3 seats                                               

Woodside Elementary School District, 2 seats

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS

Bayshore Sanitary District, 3 seats              

Broadmoor Police Protection District, 1 seat                                           

Coastside County Water District, 3 seats                            

Coastside Fire Protection District, 2 seats

Colma Fire Protection District, 2 seats 

East Palo Alto Sanitary District, 3 seats

Granada Sanitary District, 2 seats                                          

Highlands Recreation District, 3 seats                                 

Ladera Recreation District, 2 seats                                       

Los Trancos County Water District, 2 seats                                                                          

Menlo Park Fire Protection District, 2 seats

Midcoast Community Council, 3 seats

Mid-Peninsula Water District, 3 seats                                 

Montara Water and Sanitary District, 2 seats                                                                      

West Bay Sanitary District, 3 seats              

Westborough Water District, 3 seats                                   

Woodside Fire Protection District, 2 seats

 

MUNICIPALITIES

City of Belmont, City Council, 2 seats

City of Belmont, City Clerk, 1 seat

City of Belmont, City Treasurer, 1 seat

City of Brisbane, City Council, 2 seats

City of Burlingame, City Council, 2 seats

City of Daly City, City Council, 1 seat

City of Foster City, City Council, 3 seats

City of Millbrae, City Council, 3 seats

City of Redwood City, City Council, 4 seats

City of San Bruno, City Council, 2 seats

City of San Bruno, Mayor, 1 seat

City of San Carlos, City Council, 2 seats

City of San Carlos, City Treasurer, 1 seat

City of San Mateo, City Council, 2 seats

City of South San Francisco, City Council, 2 seats

Town of Portola Valley, Town Council, 2 seats

Town of Woodside, Town Council, 4 seats

 

The San Mateo County Elections Office publishes a Candidate’s Guide.  The November 8, 2011 Candidate’s Guide is now available online at www.shapethefuture.org in the ‘Candidates & Campaigns’ section of the website.

 

Candidate Seminars will be held on July 13 at 2:00 p.m. and July 21 at 10:00a.m. at the Elections Office, 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.  A Data Seminar will be held on July 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the same location.  Candidates and their key campaign staff are invited to attend and encouraged to RSVP to (650) 312-5222 or online at https://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/2011/nov2011/default.asp. The public is welcome to attend.  For more information, voters can call (650) 312-5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org.