Close Window | Print

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 2, 2014

 

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, Elections Division Manager
Phone: 650.312.5222 Fax: 650.312.5348 E-mail: dtom@smcare.org

 

June Election Filing Period for Write-In Candidates

Process to begin for those seeking offices for the June 3rd ballot

 

 

(Redwood City, CA) The filing period for the nomination papers of write-in candidates for every elective office appearing on the ballot for the June 3, 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election was announced by San Mateo County’s Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Mark Church.  “To qualify for the June Election, potential write-in candidates must file their nomination papers between 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 7th and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20th.”

 

Eligible persons seeking to conduct a write-in candidacy must file their nomination documents at the San Mateo County Registration and Elections Division at 40 Tower Road.  Candidates are advised to schedule an appointment for the filing, to ensure adequate time for instruction and document processing.  Those interested should contact the Filing Officer, Jamie Kuryllo, at (650) 312-5202 or email jkuryllo@smcare.org to schedule an appointment.

 

Potential write-in candidates must file a Statement of Write-In Candidacy providing the candidate’s name and residential address, the candidate’s declaration of candidacy for a specifically named office and specific election date and a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700).  No filing fee or charge shall be required.

 

No information concerning qualified write-in candidates, including their name, will be printed on voting materials provided to voters such as Official Ballot, Sample Ballot and Official Voter Information Pamphlet.