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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 4, 2011

 

Contact: Mark Church, Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Phone: 650.363.4988 Fax: 650.363.1903 E-mail: mchurch@smcare.org

 

Alternate: David Tom, Elections Manager
Phone: (650) 312-5222 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

Candidate Filing Period to open January 10
for the Board of Supervisors Special Election on May 3, 2011

Filing period will be open from January 10 to February 4

 

 

(Redwood City, CA) TSan Mateo County Chief Elections Officer Mark Church announced that the candidate filing period for the upcoming Board of Supervisors – Special Election on May 3, 2011 will open at 8 a.m. on January 10 and close at 5 p.m. on February 4. As there is no eligible incumbent for this office, the candidate filing period will not be extended.

 

“There are a number of well qualified individuals who have indicated that they intend to run for this office and offer their leadership to the voters of San Mateo County.  The quality of life on the Peninsula depends upon the public spirit and dedication of people who are willing to serve;” said Church, “I salute them for stepping forward to run for office.”

 

All candidates and prospective candidates are encouraged to call the Candidate Filing Officer, Megan Asmus, (650) 312-5293 to make an appointment to review the steps in the process, the forms and the requirements for successful filing. For more information, voters can call (650) 312-5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org.

 

Candidates looking for a reference guide to the Board of Supervisors – Special Election on May 3, 2011 can view and/or print the updated Candidate’s Guide on www.shapethefuture.org in the Campaigns section of the website.  Those in attendance at the Candidate Seminar will receive a free, bound copy of the guide plus instructional materials for using the voter data.