Department of Elections
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Review frequently asked questions about the recall contest and voting in the September 14, 2021 Election.
San Franciscans who missed the registration deadline still have the opportunity to vote in person before or on Election Day.
For the September 14 election, all voters can access and mark their ballots using a computer or other internet-connected device.
All voters will be mailed ballots for the September 14 election. Learn how to vote, track, and return your ballot (by mail or in person to an official drop-off station).
Beginning August 16, the Voting Center in City Hall will be open to serve voters who wish to vote in person, use accessible equipment, or return their mailed ballots.
Review your registration, track your ballot, stop/resume the mailing of your voter information pamphlet, submit your language preference for election materials, and more!
San Francisco Department of Elections Certifies September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – Today, the San Francisco Department of Elections certified the September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election.
California Gubernatorial Recall Election, Preliminary Results Report #12 and Ballot Processing Update
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, October 1, 2021 – The San Francisco Department of Elections issued the 12th preliminary election results report of votes cast for the September 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election.
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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