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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

Poll Worker Resources


Sometimes it's most helpful to find resources at your fingertips--that’s the purpose of this Poll Worker Resource page.

These are links to some of the materials that you received during the Poll Worker training class plus the schedules for Procedures classes and the Practice labs.


Feel free to share this with friends and others who might be interested in serving as Poll Workers.


Review the material online, download and print the contents or pass the link on to a friend. And, if there is anything else that you would find helpful to add to the web site, please let us know. Things will be added from time to time, so do check back.


PDF Election Day - Start to Finish / A Guide for Poll Workers


Video: Closing The Polls


Video: Provisional Voting


Video: Setting up an Accessible Polling Place


California Elections Code


POLLcat Issues


PDF September 2010 - What Voters are Saying


PDF May 2010 - So many choices...


PDF June 2009 - State Budget Crisis is Expected to Cost County $100 Million


PDF December 2008 - Stats on 2008 and 2004 Presidential Elections


PDF October 2008 - Classes are in full swing


PDF August 2008 - Survey Says...


PDF May 2008 - DTS Voting Options


PDF March 2008 - Provisional Voting


PDF October 2007 - Opening the Polls


PDF September 2007 - Helping the Provisional Voter and her Twins


PDF July 2007 - Poll Worker Academy II: Certified and Ready to Serve


PDF June 2007 - Be Prepared!


PDF March 2007 - "It's all in the set-up"


PDF February 2007 - It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3



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Registration & Elections Division
40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 312-5222
Fax: (650) 312-5348
Email: registrar@smcare.org


Assistance for Voters with Disabilities:

Dial 711 For Telecommunications Relay Service
Phone: 1 (888) 762-8683
Language Assistance
Phone: 1 (888) 762-8683 or 1 (888) SMC-VOTE