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Election and Voter Information
Register to Vote Voter registration deadline:
Monday, October 19, 2015
  • Voter registration information is available through the San Mateo County Election website: ShapetheFuture.org
  • California Voter Registration: http://registertovote.ca.gov
  • The San Mateo City Clerk’s Office provides voter registration forms during office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. 
  • We can assist you in locating your voting precinct as Election Day approaches and on Election Day.
Register to Vote 
General Municipal Election  Election Day:
General Municipal Elections to elect council members are held in San Mateo on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year. 

 Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Nomination Period
The nomination period is open until Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 5:00pm, and is extended if an incumbent does not file until Wednesday, August 12, 2015.
If you decide to become a candidate for City Council, please contact the City Clerk as soon as possible to schedule an appointment for review and issuance of a Candidate packet: (650) 522-7042 or  

Campaign Contributions

In 2005, the City Council adopted campaign contribution limits to City Candidate campaigns. Individual contributions cannot exceed $250 and organization contributions cannot exceed $500. Additionally, a candidate cannot personally make a loan to their campaign an amount which exceeds $15,000.  

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 All-Mail Ballot Initiative Brochure
All Mail Ballot Brochure
 Know Your Voting Options Brochure
Voting Options Brochure

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