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South San Francisco Municipal Election - 2018 General Information

Date of Election  Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Municipal elections in South San Francisco are consolidated with San Mateo County.
Polls Open
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Candidate Eligibility
Citizen of the United States
Registered voter and resident of South San Francisco
18 years of age or older.
Term of Office

Three (3) City Council seats, each a four (4) year term
term ending November, 2022
City Treasurer, four (4) tear term ending November 2022
City Clerk, four (4) year term ending November 2022

Mayor Each year in November or December, the City Council rotates the Mayor and Vice Mayor from among its members. The Mayor and Vice Mayor each serve a one-year term.
Council Meeting Schedule
City Council meetings are held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m., (Successor Agency begins at 6:30 p.m.); but additional meetings are scheduled as needed. A meeting in August is generally cancelled due to Council hiatus.
Council Meetings
Special meetings may be called at any time by a majority (three  (3) members) of the Council regarding specific business that has been stated.City Council may hold “Closed Sessions” to consider any matter permitted by State law. Three members of the Council constitute a quorum.
Councilmember Compensation
Compensation is $500 per month; Council members sit as Successor Agency Boardmembers, which receives no compensation. Health benefits are also covered by the City.