San Mateo County Board of Elections in San Mateo California

Address and phone number for San Mateo County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at Tower Road, San Mateo CA.


Name
San Mateo County Board of Elections
Address
40 Tower Road, San Mateo, California, 94402
Phone
650-312-5222
Fax
650-312-5348

About the San Mateo County Board of Elections

The San Mateo County Board of Elections, located in San Mateo, CA, is a government office that oversees local elections in San Mateo. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for San Mateo, San Mateo County, California state, and federal offices. The San Mateo Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • San Mateo election results
  • Registering to vote in San Mateo, CA
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
San Mateo Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. San Mateo Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in San Mateo County
San Mateo Voter Records

In San Mateo, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the San Mateo County Board of Elections. These voter records also include information such as party affiliation and elections in which the voter participated. Contact the Board of Elections for more information on accessing San Mateo County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in San Mateo, including maintaining a list of registered voters and checking the accuracy of voter registration information. While other offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, may accept voter registration forms, the Board of Elections processes and verifies these applications to ensure accurate voter registration.

San Mateo Elections Planning & Polls

The San Mateo County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on San Mateo County voting districts and establishes polling locations within the district for early voting and in-person voting on election day. The Board of Elections also designs San Mateo election ballots, checking the accuracy of candidates' names, the wording of referendums, and the clarity of ballot questions. This includes CA absentee or mail-in ballots. In addition, the Board of Elections trains San Mateo poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows California state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in San Mateo County, California

On Election Day, The San Mateo Elections Board staffs polling places, provides ballots and voting machines, or picks up drop-off or mail-in ballots. The Board of Elections oversees vote counting and communicates with California state officials on issues or irregularities in voting. When polls close, the Board of Elections tallies the results and reports the outcome to state officials and the public.

Election Information

The San Mateo Board of Elections provides information about upcoming elections, including candidates that qualify for the election, referendums and initiatives on the ballot, and volunteering opportunities. The Board also provides voter pamphlets and candidate position statements to inform voters.

Contact the San Mateo County Board of Elections

You may contact the San Mateo County Board of Elections by calling 650-312-5222, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: San Mateo County Board of Elections, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo, California, 94402.


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