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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 7, 2013

 

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 Fax: 650.312.5348 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

10-Day Public Review Periods for November 5, 2013

Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election

 

 

(Redwood City, CA) San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer Mark Church announced that the 10-day public review period for ballot measures and candidate filing documents for the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election will open at 5:00 p.m. on August 9.  The public review period gives voters an opportunity to review and challenge the language of a proposed ballot measure or candidate statement before it is published in the Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlet. 

 

This review period is one of four separate public review periods that occur in relation to the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election.  All review periods will begin at 5:00 p.m. on their respective opening date.  

 

Public Review Period Schedule

Aug. 9 – Aug. 19          Candidate Statements and Ballot Measures filed by the filing deadline of August 9 at 5:00 p.m.

 

Aug. 14 – Aug. 24        Candidate Statements from candidates who filed during the extended candidate filing period closing on August 14 at  5:00 p.m.

 

Aug. 16 – Aug. 26        Primary Arguments for and against ballot measures.

 

Aug. 26 – Sept. 5        Rebuttal Arguments for and against Primary Arguments and Impartial Analyses for each ballot measure.

 

During each 10-day public review period, registered voters, in a contest for which they are eligible to vote, may seek a judicial writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted.  The request for writ of mandate or injunction shall be filed no later than the end of the review period.

 

All documents will be available for review Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at:

 

Registration & Elections Division

40 Tower Road

San Mateo, CA 94402

 

For more information about the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election, call 650.312.5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org