Department of Elections

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View key dates for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election
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San Francisco Debuts a New Voting System

San Francisco voters will begin using a new voting system in the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election. While the new system offers expanded and improved features, voters will continue to use paper ballots. Learn more about the new voting system.

Topics in Focus

We Seek Your Input on Our Outreach Plan!

Your feedback on planned outreach efforts on the new voting system is important

What’s on the November 5, 2019, Ballot?

View the offices and measures you will vote on in the November 5 election

California's 2020 Presidential Primary Moves to March

Learn how California primary elections work and why your party preference matters

Accessible Voting

Explore accessible voting options, materials, and services

Non-Citizen Voting

Learn about eligibility requirements and voting in the November 5 School Board election

Overseas and Military Voting

Review voting options while living overseas or serving in the military or uniformed service

Latest News

The Department of Elections Announces That San Francisco Voters will Begin Using the New Voting System in the November 5, 2019 Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, March 18, 2019 – Last week, the City approved a lease agreement between the Department of Elections and Dominion Voting Systems for the use of Dominion’s voting system, Democracy Suite, to conduct elections in San Francisco.

Notice: Department of Elections Will Canvass SoMa West Community Benefit District Ballots on February 5, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, February 1, 2019 — On Tuesday, February 5, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the special election to establish a SoMa West Community Benefit District (CBD).

Get in Touch with the Department

1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386

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中文: (415) 554-4367
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Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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