Department of Elections
Due to Public Health Orders and health safety guidelines issued by the City, visiting the Department’s office in Room 48 requires a scheduled appointment. To set an appointment, email email@example.com or call (415) 554-4375. To learn more about the City’s Public Health Orders, visit sf.gov/coronavirus.
On April 26, 2021, the California Secretary of State reported that enough signatures appear to have been collected to initiate a gubernatorial recall election. If, as a San Francisco resident, you signed the petition to initiate a recall election of Governor Gavin Newsom and would now like to withdraw your signature, you must submit your name, San Francisco residential address, and signature to the Department of Elections by June 8, 2021. For more information, please visit the . California Secretary of State’s webpage
Topics in Focus
Find out how ranked-choice voting works and practice marking a contest with 10 rankings.
Learn about accessible programs and services to help voters cast their vote privately and independently.
Find out about ongoing and future activities and projects within the Department of Elections
Learn about upcoming scheduled elections that will be held in San Francisco.
Review your registration, track your ballot, stop/resume the mailing of your voter information pamphlet, submit your language preference for election materials, and more!
Learn about redistricting occurring in 2021-2022.
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
Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386