Ballot Measure Arguments

Voters will consider one ballot measure specific to the City: 

Ballot Measure to Increase Existing Real Property Transfer Tax Rate for Properties Sold for $10 Million or More

Filing Primary & Rebuttal Arguments

Primary Arguments are due to the City Clerk by 5pm on Friday, August 19th. To submit a primary argument for or against a measure, please do the following:

  • Complete the Primary Argument Submission Form – Deliver a hard copy with original signatures to the San Mateo City Clerk's Office, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. Business Hours are Monday through Friday 8am to noon and 1pm to 5pm. 
  • Email the Primary Argument Submission Form with argument attached to polds@cityofsanmateo.org 
  • Submit a Microsoft Word document of the argument via email to polds@cityofsanmateo.org

Rebuttal Arguments are due to the City Clerk by 5pm on Monday, August 29th. To submit a rebuttal argument for or against a measure, please do the following:

  • Complete the Rebuttal Argument Submission Form  –  Deliver a hard copy with original signatures to the San Mateo City Clerk's Office, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. Business Hours are Monday through Friday 8am to noon and 1pm to 5pm.  
  • Email the Rebuttal Argument Submission Form with argument attached to polds@cityofsanmateo.org 
  • Submit a Microsoft Word document of the argument via email to polds@cityofsanmateo.org

Please contact City Clerk Patrice Olds with questions.
City Clerk: Patrice Olds
Phone: (650) 522-7042
Email: polds@cityofsanmateo.org