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San Mateo County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder-Elections
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Official Election Site of San Mateo County

MARK CHURCH, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 15, 2015

 

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, Elections Division Manager
Phone: 650.312.5222 | Fax: 650.312.5348 | E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

November Election Filing Period Deadline for Write-In Candidates

Process for write-in candidates for the November 3, 2015,
Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District All-Mailed Ballot Election

 

(Redwood City, CA) The filing period for write-in candidates for every elective office appearing on the ballot for the November 3, 2015 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election began on September 7 and ends at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 20. 

 

San Mateo County's Chief Election Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Mark Church announced "To qualify, potential write-in candidates for municipal offices must file their nomination papers with their City or Town Clerks.  Those who seek a write-in candidacy for a School or Special District must file their nomination documents at the Registration and Elections Division." 

 

Potential write-in candidates must file a Statement of Write-In Candidacy providing the candidate's name, residential address, the candidate's declaration of candidacy for a specifically named office and specific election date, and a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700).  No filing fee or charge shall be required. 

 

No information concerning qualified write-in candidates, including their names, will be printed on voting materials provided to voters such as Official Ballot, Sample Ballot and Official Voter Information Pamphlet.  A list of qualified write-in candidates will be available on our website www.shapethefuture.org, at Voting Centers and at the Universal Polling Places on Election Day.  

 

To ensure adequate time for instruction and document processing, school and special district candidates are advised to schedule an appointment for the filing.  Those interested should contact Lupe Marin, Elections Supervisor, at 650.312.5389 or lmarin@smcare.org to schedule an appointment.