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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 11, 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

 

10-Day Public Review Periods for November 4, 2014

Statewide General Election

 

(Redwood City, CA) Mark Church, San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, announced that the 10-day public review period for ballot measures and candidate filing documents for the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election opened at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 8.  The public review period gives voters an opportunity to review and challenge the language of a proposed ballot measure or candidate statement before it is published in the Sample Ballot & Official Voter Information Pamphlet. 

 

This review period is one of four separate public review periods that occur in relation to the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election.  All review periods will begin at 5:00 p.m. on their respective opening date. 

 

Public Review Period Schedule

 

August 8–August 18             Candidate Statements and Ballot Measures filed by the filing deadline of August 8 at 5:00 p.m.

 

August 13–August 25           Candidate Statements from candidates who filed during the extended candidate filing period closing on August 13 at 5:00 p.m.

 

August 15–August 25           Primary Arguments for and against ballot measures.

 

August 25–September 4      Rebuttal Arguments for and against Primary Arguments and Impartial Analyses for each ballot measure.

 

During each 10-day public review period, registered voters, in a contest for which they are eligible to vote, may seek a judicial writ of mandate or injunction requiring any or all of the materials to be amended or deleted.  The request for writ of mandate or injunction shall be filed no later than the end of the review period.

 

All documents will be available for review Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at:

 

Office of the Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Registration & Elections Division

County of San Mateo

40 Tower Road

San Mateo, CA 94402

 

For more information about the November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election, call 650.312.5222 or visit www.shapethefuture.org