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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 2, 2013

 

Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

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

 

Alternate: David Tom, Deputy Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: 650.312.5222 Fax: 650.312.5348 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

Candidate Filing Closes Friday, August 9

Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election

 

 

(Redwood City, CA) Those interested in running for office in the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election have until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2013 to file all necessary paperwork.  Municipal candidates must file their paperwork with their city or town clerk. School and special district candidates must file their paperwork with the Registration and Elections Division at 40 Tower Road, San Mateo. 

 

The candidate filing period for the Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election opened on July 15, 2013 and closes at 5:00 p.m. on August 9, 2013. The law provides candidates with a 26-day window in which to file necessary paperwork. To date, numerous candidates have filed to run for local offices in the 13 cities, 15 school districts, and 17 special districts in San Mateo County. The complete Roster of Candidates is posted online and updated every evening.  To view the roster, please go to www.shapethefuture.org/elections/2013/nov

 

If an eligible incumbent for an office does not file by 5:00 p.m. on August 9, the candidate filing period for that office will automatically be extended until 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2013. The eligible incumbent will not be able to file during the extended candidate filing period. Only new candidates, who did not begin their filing during the candidate filing period, can file during the extension.   

 

For more information about the November 5, 2013 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election, please call 650.312.5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org