Welcome to the blog for Shape the Future, the official Web site of the San Mateo County Elections Office.
This blog will give you an in-depth look at all that goes into the casting of your vote. Your ballot shows up in your mailbox or you vote on an eSlate on Election Day, but what goes on behind the scenes to get it there? More importantly, how do you know that voting is secure and your vote is accurately counted? Many of our posts will be about election preparations that focus on ensuring security and integrity.
Comments on posts are encouraged – ask questions, raise concerns, offer praise. Engage in your democracy!
Inside we go…