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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 27, 2017

 

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

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

 

Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

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

 

Deadline to Request Vote by Mail Ballots through the Mail is
October 31, 2017

Deadline ensures enough time for postal delivery


(Redwood City, CA) October 31, 2017 is the final day that registered voters may request a replacement Vote by Mail ballot to be delivered by mail for the November 7, 2017 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election. The deadline ensures that there is enough time for postal delivery.


“Voting by Mail provides voter convenience and ease. Citizens can vote at home, and take all the time they need to study the issues and candidates,” said Mark Church, San Mateo County’s Chief Elections Officer and Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.


To Request a Vote by Mail Ballot on or before October 31, 2017 for Mail Delivery using one of the four options:


To Request a Vote by Mail Ballot After October 31, 2017


All requests for a Vote by Mail ballot after October 31, 2017 must be made in person at one of the County’s three Voting Centers:


Voting Center Hours of Operation:

Returning Your Voted Ballot

You may mail in your voted ballot to the Registration & Elections Division or you may deliver it in person to any Voting Center or City/Town Hall holding an election in the county during business hours.


24-Hour Drive-Up Ballot Drop Box

The Registration & Elections Division also has a drive-up 24-hour drop box at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo for your convenience. The drop box, polling places and Voting Centers will close at 8 p.m. on Election Day.


Voted Mail Ballot Deadline

To be counted, voted mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day and physically received no later than Monday, November 13, 2017.


For more information on the November 7, 2017 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.shapethefuture.org or follow @smcvote on Twitter.