Voting Options

Vote by Mail Voting

 

Vote by Mail in the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election

(The application period ends on October 28, 2014).

 

Complete the online form. (one-time application)

 

or

 

Print, fill out, sign and mail back the pdf November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election Vote by Mail Application.

 

Mail or Fax your completed and signed application to:

 

Registration & Elections Division

40 Tower Road

San Mateo, CA 94402

Attention:  Vote by Mail Unit

Fax:  (650) 312-5348


Mail BoxVote by Mail in Every Election

 

You can register to become a Permanent Vote by Mail Voter three ways:

 

  1. Print, fill out, sign and mail back the pdf Permanent Vote by Mail Application

  2. Fill out the Vote by Mail Application form on the back cover of your Sample Ballot & Voter Information Pamphlet

  3. Send a letter to the Registration & Elections Division requesting to be made a Permanent Vote by Mail Voter. In this letter you must include the following information: full name, residence address, mailing address, and your signature

Mail or Fax your completed and signed application to:

 

Registration & Elections Division

40 Tower Road

San Mateo, CA 94402

Attention:  Vote by Mail Unit

Fax:  (650) 312-5348

Applications to Vote by Mail must be received by the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division seven (7) days before an election.

 


Emergency Vote by Mail Voting

 

If, during the seven days before an election, you find that you will be unable to vote in person on Election Day, you may request in a written statement, signed under penalty of perjury, that a ballot be delivered to your authorized representative. Your authorized representative will receive your ballot after presenting the signed statement at the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division.

 

Authorization to Deliver Vote by Mail Ballot After Close of Mailing Period

 


Overseas Voting - Uniformed and Overseas Voters

 

San Mateo County voters who are overseas or in the military may register and apply for an absentee ballot by completing a Federal Post Card Application form (Standard Form 76). This form is available at your local US Embassy or by visiting the Federal Voting Assistance Program website at http://www.fvap.gov/.