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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



May 25, 2016


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

Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: mchurch@smcare.org


Alternate: David Tom, Elections Division Manager

Phone: 650.312.5222 | Fax: 650.312.5348 | Email: dtom@smcare.org


Deadline to Request Vote by Mail Ballots through the Mail is Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Deadline ensures enough time for postal delivery


(Redwood City, CA) Tuesday, May 31 is the last day that voters may request a Vote by Mail ballot through the mail for the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election. All requests made after May 31 must be done in person at one of the County’s Voting Centers.

The Voting Centers for the June Election are at the Registration & Elections Division, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo and the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder’s Office, 555 County Center, First Floor, Redwood City.

The two locations will be open during the following hours:

“Voting by mail provides voters with a convenient alternative to voting on Election Day,” stated Mark Church, San Mateo County’s Chief Elections Officer and Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder. “More than 60% of San Mateo County’s registered voters have signed up to vote by mail in the upcoming June election,” he added.

Registered voters may request to Vote by Mail by:

Voters may mail in the voted ballot or deliver it in person to any Voting Center or city/ town hall in the county. To be counted, voted mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and physically received no later than Friday, June 10, 2016. The Registration & Elections Division also has a drive-up 24-hour drop-box in its parking lot. The drop box, polling places and Voting Centers close at 8 p.m. on Election Day.

For more information on the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.shapethefuture.org or follow us on Twitter @smcvote.