Election 2020

National Voter Registration Day calls on thousands of partners and volunteers to increase voter participation by encouraging people to register to vote and come out to the polls this November. Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day is September 22, 2020. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum and encourages awareness throughout communities.

Learn about California’s voter registration process and deadlines and register to vote online.

With Election Day around the corner, every registered voter in San Mateo County will be mailed a ballot beginning 29 days before Election Day. In addition to voting by mail, Menlo Park will also have ballot drop box locations available at the following locations:

  • City Hall (Outside)
    701 Laurel St.
  • Onetta Harris Community Center (Curbside)
    100 Terminal Ave.

The outdoor drop boxes will remain open to the public until 8 p.m. on Election Day. The hours will be included in the sample ballot and voter information pamphlet that will be shared with all San Mateo County registered voters, will be published on the San Mateo County website, and will also be posted on the California Secretary of State’s website.

Beginning October 5, 2020, completed ballots may be placed in any secure ballot drop box location throughout San Mateo County. Find a ballot drop box location near you.

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Local women host Zoom house party about the work of the Movement Voter Project

Menlo Park resident Julie Brenner and Democratic Party organizer emailed InMenlo about a house party she and other local women (Lauren John, Leslie Murveit, Diane Rolfe, Debby Satten, Wendy Sinton, and Caryn Wiseman) are hosting on June 20th at 4:00 pm. “Instead of trying to determine which of the many competing issues or campaigns to […]

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Carol Mayer Marshall talks about getting women elected at Menlo Park Library on March 2

Women make up more than 50% of the country’s population, but make up less than 25% of elected officeholders. Menlo Park resident Carol Mayer Marshall will be at the Menlo Park Library on Monday, March 2, at 7:00 pm to share her ideas behind leading a bipartisan effort to help women get elected or appointed […]

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Vote early at Menlo Park voting centers Feb. 29 to March 2

Vote early at one of the two San Mateo County Elections Voter Centers in Menlo Park. You can vote on site, register to vote or drop off your ballot. – Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St. – Onetta Harris Community Center, 100 Terminal Ave. Vote Center open hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday, […]

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Early Childhood Education Forum with CA District 13 Senate candidates set for Feb. 9

Local nonprofit Community Equity Collaborative and Congregation Beth Am are sponsoring an Early Childhood Education Forum for candidates in the CA District 13 State Senate race on Sunday, Feb. 9. During this moderated conversation with the candidates, you will learn about their platforms and plans for elevating early learning issues and leading our state to […]

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