FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2017
Contact: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: email@example.com
Alternate: Jim Irizarry, Assistant Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Phone: 650.363.4988 | Fax: 650.363.1903 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 22 Final Day to Register to Vote in the June 6, 2017 Town of Atherton Special Mail Ballot Election
Voters who miss the deadline may vote a Conditional Voter Registration provisional ballot
(Redwood City, CA) San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Mark Church, announced today that Monday, May 22, 2017 is the deadline to register to vote in the June 6, 2017 Town of Atherton Special Mail Ballot Election.
To satisfy the deadline, the mailed registration card must be postmarked on or before May 22 or individuals may register online on May 22 by visiting the San Mateo County official elections website www.shapethefuture.org and clicking on “Register to Vote.” Voters must submit their online registration by midnight on May 22.
Voters who miss the deadline may come to the Registration & Elections Division at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo to complete a Voter Registration Form and be issued a Conditional Voter Registration (CVR) provisional ballot to vote before or on Election Day.
To be eligible to register to vote, a person must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years old by Election Day. Additionally, eligible persons must not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction nor declared mentally incompetent by the court.
Eligible individuals can register online by visiting www.shapethefuture.org or by completing a voter registration card available at the following locations:
- Public Libraries
- City and Town Halls
- Post Offices
- Department of Motor Vehicles Offices
- Registration & Elections Division, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo
A full list of locations can be found at www.shapethefuture.org/registertovote/location.
Voters must re-register whenever they move to a new address, change their name or would like to change political party affiliation. Registered voters who re-register are updating their existing record and not creating a new one.
Eligible and registered voters can confirm their current registration status at www.shapethefuture.org by clicking on “Check My Registration,” and can find the latest county registration statistics, updated weekly, under “Voter Registration.”
For more information on the June 6, 2017 Town of Atherton Special Mail Ballot Election, please call 650.312.5222, visit www.shapethefuture.org, or follow @smcvote on Twitter.