Request for city clerks. Please identify the district and terms of your councilmembers on your website if you have district elections. It will help the voters, not to mention baffled columnists, figure out who is on first base and who is out. We won’t know the entire list of candidates until Aug. 12 (then add another few days if an incumbent is not running). Lots of extra work for city clerks and the county Elections Office.

According to county Chief Elections Officer Mark Church: “The 2022 November General Election is gearing up to be one of the largest held in San Mateo County given that, all governing board elections are now held on even-numbered years. Combined with district elections, the number of jurisdictions participating in this election is estimated to be over 70.”

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Thomas Morgan

Thanks Sue Linhares is district 5 (incorrectly referenced) Newsom is District 3. I live in district 3, but seem to call it district 4 all the time.

Maxine Terner

For the record, I was seething not because "I" was called racist, but because other residents who took time out of their busy lives to give input to the Planning Commission were intimidated by the name-calling talking-points used by YIMBYs intended to create divisiveness and squelch public input. And, to clarify I am NOT no growth or even slow-growth. I AM an idealistic progressive for managed, responsible growth where cities grow incrementally with their ability to provide the services residents need. Democracy recognizes that people have different opinions & the job of government officials is to listen to these differences and to seek balance, not bullying.  

Rudy E

Hi! Just to be clear, so no one called anyone a “racist” is that correct?

And, what was the name-calling that happened? Name-calling is completely inappropriate and I’d like to call out folks that are doing that.

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