Department of Elections

View key dates for the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election
View key dates for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election
View key dates for the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election


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.
Watch videos to learn about the voting machines that comprise the new system: Ballot-Scanning Machine and Accessible Ballot-Marking Device
Find out 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

Missed the voter registration deadline?

You can still vote in the November 5 election! Learn about conditional registration and voting

Latest News

The Department of Elections Will Provide Conditional Registration and Voting at Two Voting Centers for the November 5 Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, October 22, 2019– San Franciscans who missed the October 21 deadline to register to vote or update their voter registration still have the opportunity to cast their ballots in the November 5 election!

The Department of Elections Reminds San Franciscans of the November 5 Election Deadlines
SAN FRANCISCO, Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Voting for the November 5 election is underway at the Voting Center in City Hall and by mail.

Get in Touch with the Department

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

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

Language Access
中文: (415) 554-4367
Español: (415) 554-4366
Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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