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July 3, 2014


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

Phone: 650.363.4988 Fax: 650.363.1903 E-mail:


Alternate: David Tom, Elections Division Manager
Phone: 650.312.5222 Fax: 650.312.5348 E-mail:


Candidate and Voter Data Seminars Planned

San MateoCounty Registration & Elections Division Offers Seminars for

Interested Candidates and Campaigns


(Redwood City, CA) The Registration & Elections Division will hold two candidate seminars and a voter data seminar for potential candidates running for office or considering a run for office in the upcoming November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election.   


“The purpose of the seminars is to simplify the candidate filing process by providing candidates and interested parties with information on the requirements to run for office,” explained Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder. Topics covered will include campaign finance reports, the filing process, the calendar of applicable deadlines, required forms, candidate statements, voter registration guidelines, requirements for campaign signs, and various election resources.     


The schedule for the seminars is as follows:  


Candidate Seminars (choose one session)


          Wednesday, July 9, 2014:                  2:00 p.m. at 40 Tower Road, San Mateo

          Thursday, July 17, 2014:                    10:00 a.m. at 40 Tower Road, San Mateo


Voter Data Seminar


          Thursday, July 24, 2014:                    2:00 p.m. at 40 Tower Road, San Mateo


“Both first-time and veteran candidates can benefit from the seminars offered by the Registration & Elections Division.  During the candidate seminar, elections staff will discuss important details and responsibilities that apply to candidates for local office,” said Church.  “The voter data seminar provides candidates and campaigns with information on how to obtain the various forms of voter data and the many ways that data can be made available,” Church added.   


RSVP is encouraged, but not required. To RSVP to attend a candidate or voter data seminar, attendees may do so online at by contacting Jamie Kuryllo, Candidate Filing Officer, at 650.312.5202 or  Attendees are asked to provide their name, which seminar date they plan to attend and the number of persons attending. All seminars are open to the public.