Department of Elections

To protect public health during the election, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-64-20 requiring every registered voter to receive a mail ballot for the November 3, 2020, General Election

PUBLIC NOTICE
Due to Public Health Orders and health safety guidelines the City has issued, visiting the Department requires a scheduled appointment. To set appointments, email sfvote@sfgov.org or call (415) 554-4375.

 

All registered voters will be sent vote-by-mail ballots for the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election. The Department of Elections will also offer in-person voting services at voting centers and polling places.

The Department of Elections will begin mailing ballots in early October to all registered City voters and will continue mailing ballots on a daily basis to those who register or re-register to vote by the registration deadline. Visit the Vote by Mail page to find out what steps you can take today to ensure timely delivery of your ballot this fall.

WAYS TO VOTE IN THE NOVEMBER 3 ELECTION AND MORE!

Voting by mail

All voters will be sent vote-by-mail ballots for the November 3 election. Look out for your ballot in early October.

Voter Portal

Review your registration information, locate your voting districts, track your ballot, and more!

Ranked-Choice Voting

Learn about ranked-choice voting and practice making a ranked-choice contest with 10 rankings

Voting at a voting center before or on Election Day

The Department will offer early, in-person voting services at voting centers. The City Hall Voting Center opens October 5.

Voting at a polling place on Election Day

The Department will provide in-person voting services at 588 polling places on Election Day, November 3.

Accessible Vote-by-Mail System

All voters may access their ballots using a remote accessible vote-by-mail system, beginning October 5.

Latest News

November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election: Extension of Candidate Nomination Deadline for San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 1
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 – According to state elections law, the deadline is extended to June 15 for candidates to file nomination papers for the District 1 office for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

San Francisco Department of Elections Certifies March 3, 2020, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – Today, the San Francisco Department of Elections (Department) certified the March 3, 2020 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election.

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.

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

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中文: (415) 554-4367
Español: (415) 554-4366
Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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