November 3, 2020 Presidential Election

Live City Council Candidate Forum, Sept. 23 Opens in new windowVote Early or on Election Day

Ballots for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election will be mailed to all registered voters starting the week of October 5, 2020. There are three ways you cast your ballot: ballot drop boxes, in person at any vote center in San Mateo County, or by mail.

You can vote as soon as you get your ballot! The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division vote center opens Friday, October 5 and other in-person voting locations open Saturday, October 31. Record turn out is expected and early voting is strongly encouraged to avoid long lines.

You can also register to vote on Election Day and cast a provisional ballot. Check your voter registration status 

City of San Mateo November 3 Ballot Items

City Council Vacancies

Join the League of Women Voters for a live virtual San Mateo City Council Candidate Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m.

The following individuals are running for 2 open seats on the San Mateo City Council.

Local Ballot Measures

  • Measure W: Hotel Transient Occupancy Tax Increase & Maintaining City Services
  • Measure Y: General Plan Amendment - Citizens' Initiative
  • Measure R: General Plan Amendment - Placed on Ballot by City Council

How and Where to Vote in San Mateo

Use the San Mateo Voting Locations map below to find in-person voting centers and indoor/outdoor ballot drop boxes in San Mateo. NOTE: The hours of operation at each location varies, so make sure to double-check each location before dropping off your ballot or voting in-person.

Click the  icon on the map below to get started or view map full size.

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NOTE: The hours of operation at each location varies, so make sure to double-check each location before dropping off your ballot or voting in-person.