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San Mateo County Assessor-Clerk-Recorder-Elections
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Official Election Site of San Mateo County

MARK CHURCH, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

July 14, 2016

 

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

Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: mchurch@smcare.org

 

Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Phone: 650.363.1808 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: jirizarry@smcare.org

 

Candidate Filing Period Opens on July 18 for the November 8 Presidential General Election

Filing Period is Open from July 18 through August 12

 

(Redwood City, CA) Mark Church, San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, announced the opening of the candidate filing period for the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election.

For candidates seeking elected office, the filing period opens at 8 a.m. on July 18 and closes at 5 p.m. on August 12. For offices without an eligible incumbent seeking re-election, the candidate filing period is open for an additional five (5) calendar days and closes at 5 p.m. on August 17.

“The quality of life in our communities is determined by the character and integrity of our elected officials and governing bodies,” said Church. “The success of our democracy depends on engaged citizens coming forth to serve their communities in an elected public office.”

Persons interested in serving their communities in an elected office should call San Mateo County Candidate Filing Officer, Michael Lui, at 650.312.5238, to make an appointment to review the steps, forms and requirements to run for office.

The offices that will be up for election on the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election ballot include:

 

Federal

State

County

Regional Offices

Municipal Council Members and Officers (All 4-year terms)

School Districts (4-year terms unless otherwise noted)

Special Districts (4-year terms unless otherwise noted)

For more information, call 650.312.5222, visit www.shapethefuture.org or follow us on Twitter @smcvote.