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San Mateo City Charter.

7.01 General Municipal Elections.

General municipal elections shall be held in the city on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year, in the manner provided by state law governing elections in general law cities; provided, that in the event any other election shall be held in the city in the month of November of the same year, the council may consolidate the general municipal election with such other election whenever practicable, and shall in any event call and schedule the general municipal election for the same date as any such other election. (Res. No. 65 § 3, eff. 11-7-17)