Department of Elections

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On April 26, 2021, the California Secretary of State reported that enough signatures appear to have been collected to initiate a gubernatorial recall election. For more information on the status of the recall effort, please visit the California Secretary of State’s webpage.

Topics in Focus

Ranked Choice Voting

Find out how ranked-choice voting works and practice marking a contest with 10 rankings.

Accessible Voting

Learn about accessible programs and services to help voters cast their vote privately and independently.

2021-2023 Strategic Plan

Find out about ongoing and future activities and projects within the Department of Elections


Future Elections

Learn about upcoming scheduled elections that will be held in San Francisco.

Voter Portal

Review your registration, track your ballot, stop/resume the mailing of your voter information pamphlet, submit your language preference for election materials, and more!

2020 Census and Redistricting

Learn about redistricting occurring in 2021-2022.

Latest News

2021 Redistricting Task Force for the City and County of San Francisco for Supervisorial Districts, Invitation by the San Francisco Elections Commission to Apply for Open Seats
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – The San Francisco Elections Commission invites residents of San Francisco to apply for appointment to one of three seats of the nine-member Redistricting Task Force.

San Francisco Department of Elections Certifies November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – Today, the San Francisco Department of Elections certified the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General 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.

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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