Department of Elections

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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 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
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Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Email: SFVote@sfgov.org
Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386

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Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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