Department of Elections

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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. Watch this video for more information.
Learn more about the new voting system.

Topics in Focus

Ranked-Choice Voting Practice Ballot

Practice marking a ranked-choice voting contest with 10 rankings

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

Notice: Department of Elections Will Canvass Two Community Benefit District Elections on July 16, 2019: Civic Center Community Benefit District Election and Downtown Community Benefit District Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 — On Tuesday, July 16, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the special elections to establish a Civic Center Community Benefit District (CBD) and a Downtown Community Benefit District.

Notice: Department of Elections Will Canvass Union Square Business Improvement District Ballots on July 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, July 1, 2019 — On Tuesday, July 9, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the special election to establish a Union Square Business Improvement District (BID).

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.

Email: SFVote@sfgov.org
Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386

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Español: (415) 554-4366
Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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