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Elections Division


Elections Division

San Mateo County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder

Conducts registration of voters and conducts elections.


Responsible for voter registration and all public elections within the county and maintenance of all related official records. Typical responsibilities include the candidate nomination process, initiative and referendum petitions, arguments and rebuttals for ballot measures, candidates' campaign statements and financial disclosure statements, voter registration and vote by mail ballots, management of polling places, and computation and certification of voting results.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks.
40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402 37.5123259 -122.3324766 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Candidate fees and ballot measure fees vary. Cash and checks accepted.


Voter Registration requirements

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by mail.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County