For Immediate ReleaseMarch 14, 2016
Arguments may be filed by 4:30 p.m. March 21
San Rafael, CA – Marin County residents soon will have the opportunity to vote on local measures that include school, municipal and special district measures.
The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority has included a parcel tax measure that encompasses the Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma, and the City and County of San Francisco.
Written arguments for and against these measures may be filed by the governing board, members of the board, bona fide associations of citizens, or any resident who is eligible to vote on the measure.
The deadline for filing arguments is 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 21. Completed submission and signature forms are required at the time of filing. Arguments for city or town measures are filed with the city or town clerks and with the County government for those in unincorporated areas. Contact the respective clerk about requirements and deadlines.
The list of measures and information about filing arguments can be found at www.marinvotes.org. Documents are available for public examination in the Elections Department for 10 days from the filing date.
A sample ballot and informational pamphlets will be mailed to registered voters the final week of April, and official ballots will be mailed May 9.
The Elections Department is in Suite 121 of the Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael. Weekday office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Follow the Elections Department on Facebook.
Lynda RobertsRegistrar of VotersElections Department
Marin Civic Center Administration Building3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 121San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6401Email: Lynda RobertsElections website