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.
Watch videos to learn about the voting machines that comprise the new system: and Ballot-Scanning MachineAccessible Ballot-Marking Device
Find out more about the new voting system.
Topics in Focus
Practice marking a ranked-choice voting contest with 10 rankings
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
The Department of Elections Invites San Franciscans to Volunteer as Poll Workers on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5
SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday, September 12, 2019– The Department of Elections is actively recruiting people interested in serving as poll workers.
The Department of Elections Invites San Francisco Residents, Representatives of Local Organizations, and the Media to Attend Demonstrations of New Voting Equipment to Be Used in the November 5 Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – Beginning with the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election, San Francisco voters will use a new voting system.
Get in Touch with the Department
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