Department of Elections
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
Your feedback on planned outreach efforts on the new voting system is important
View the offices and measures you will vote on in the November 5 election
Learn how California primary elections work and why your party preference matters
Explore accessible voting options, materials, and services
Learn about eligibility requirements and voting in the November 5 School Board election
Review voting options while living overseas or serving in the military or uniformed service
Notice: Department of Elections Will Canvass the Ballots for the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund Board Election on May 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — On Wednesday, May 29, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund Board (RHCTFB) election.
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.
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1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386