San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

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The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is the five-member elected body that supervises the operation of San Mateo County, California. Board members represent one of five districts of roughly equal population within the county, elected, since a 2012 charter change, only by voters in their own district.[1] The current board members are Dave Pine (District 1), Carole Groom (District 2), Don Horsley (District 3), Warren Slocum (District 4), and Adrienne Tissier (District 5).

Election results[edit]

District 4 Runoff Election, November 6, 2012[2]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Warren Slocum 131,015 54.7%
Shelly Masur 108,373 45.3%
Total votes 239,388 100.0%
Voter turnout 66.2%

Warren Slocum will be replacing termed-out District 4 Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson in January 2013 in the last at-large vote for Supervisor due to the passage of Measure B, mandating supervisorial elections by voters of the same district.


District 4 Election, June 5, 2012[3]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Warren Slocum 37,542 38.4%
Shelly Masur 20,989 21.4%
Kirsten Keith 14,853 15.2%
Carlos Romero 8,707 8.9%
Memo Morantes 7,989 8.2%
Andy Cohen 4,723 4.8%
Ernesto "Ernie" Scmidt 3,085 3.2%
Total votes 97,888 100.0%
Voter turnout 29.0%


District 1 Special Election, May 3, 2011[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Dave Pine 23,856 26.8%
Richard Holober 22,299 25.1%
Gina Papan 21,796 24.5%
Terry Nagel 8,683 9.8%
Michael Stogner 6,269 7.1%
Demetrios Nikas 2,870 3.2%
Total votes 88,903 100.0%
Voter turnout 26.0%

An all-mail-ballot special election was held to fill the vacancy created when Supervisor Mark Church resigned to assume office as San Mateo County Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder on January 3, 2011.[5] The six candidates were San Mateo Union High School District Board President Dave Pine, San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees President Richard Holober, Millbrae City Council member Gina Papan, Burlingame Mayor Terry Nagel, retired aerospace engineer Demetrios Nikas, and victim advocate Michael Stogner.


District 2 Election, June 8, 2010[6]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Carole Groom 71,549 75.4%
Daniel Kaul 23,381 24.6%
Total votes 94,930 100.0%
Voter turnout 23.7%


District 3 Election, June 8, 2010[7]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Don Horsley 40,568 39.1%
April Vargas 24,534 23.6%
John Hickey 16,699 16.1%
Matt Grocott 15,269 14.7%
Michael Stogner 6,731 6.5%
Total votes 103,801 100.0%
Voter turnout 26.0%


District 3 Runoff Election, November 2, 2010[8]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Don Horsley 98,146 56.4%
April Vargas 75,875 43.6%
Total votes 174,021 100.0%
Voter turnout 50.2%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Silverbarb, Bill. "Four enter race for supervisor: Race starting early, North County residents only to vote in 2016 district election". San Mateo Daily Journal. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "November 21, 4:30 p.m. Semi-Official Results, November 6, 2012 Presidential General Election", Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.
  3. ^ "Statement of the Vote, Presidential Primary Election, June 5, 2012", Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.
  4. ^ "Statement of the Vote, Consolidated Local Special Election, May 3, 2011", Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  5. ^ "Filling the upcoming vacancy on the Board of Supervisors in 2011", Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  6. ^ "Statement of the Vote, Gubernatorial Primary, June 10, 2010", page 766 of 821, Warren Slocum, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  7. ^ "Statement of the Vote, Gubernatorial Primary, June 10, 2010", page 766 of 821, Warren Slocum, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Retrieved May 31, 2011.
  8. ^ "Statement of the Vote, Gubernatorial General Election, November 2, 2010", page 213 of 345, Warren Slocum, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, Retrieved May 31, 2011.

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