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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.

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General Municipal Election

Election Day:
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

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. 
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 .


**More information on running for
City Council

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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