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News - July 18, 2018

Thinking of running for office?

For locals considering running for elective office, here are a few dates worth marking.

• Monday, July 16, to Friday, August 10: Prospective candidates must file paperwork, including nomination papers and declarations of candidacy.

•Thursday, July 26: The San Mateo County Elections Division will host a candidate seminar starting at 2 p.m. at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo, followed immediately by a voter data seminar at 3:30 p.m.

• Thursday, Aug. 16: The Secretary of State and county elections offices will hold a randomized drawing to determine which names will appear first and which letters will be assigned to measures on the upcoming November ballot.

Go to to access the county's full candidate guide.

— By Kate Bradshaw


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