San Mateo Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting San Mateo County.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, San Mateo Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

President Barack Obama: The president’s national campaign made a stop in Redwood City just last month, invigorating the Peninsula city.

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney: The former governor recently made a stop in neighboring Hillsborough for a private fundraiser.

California Assemblymember Jerry Hill: This Assemblymember is looking to make a . He will face Sally Lieber for the District 13 seat.

Former Assemblymember Sally Lieber: Lieber finished second out of four in the May election, pitting her against Hill for the State Senate District 13 seat.

Former Elections Chief Warren Slocum: After getting the most votes in the May 4 election, Slocum will run against Masur for the 4th District seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors.

Redwood City School Board Member Shelly Masur: Masur will face off with Slocum for a seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors.

South San Francisco City Councilmember Kevin Mullin: After receiving the most votes in the May election, the Councilmember continues his campaign for the .

Businessman Mark Gilham: This Republican Redwood City man will face Democrat Mullin in the race for the .

Former State Assembly representative for District 21 Richard S. Gordon: The Menlo Park resident took the State Assembly Race in May, winning the , which now includes the coast and into Half Moon Bay.

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