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

Overseas and Military Voting

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

Latest News

The Department of Elections Encourages Voters to Learn More About Changes on the Ballot for the November 5 Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, September 20, 2019 –With two short weeks before ballots begin arriving in mailboxes of those who vote by mail, the Department of Elections encourages

The Department of Elections Hops on Board to Host Neighborhood Events on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 24
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Next Tuesday, September 24, is National Voter Registration Day.

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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