City Hall Voting Center Will Be Open and Welcoming Voters on the Two Weekends Before the Election

Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
John Arntz, Director

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday, October 27, 2016 – To date, nearly 3,400 voters cast their vote in the November 8 election at the City Hall Voting Center. To expand voting opportunities, the Department of Elections will extend the City Hall Voting Center hours, adding weekend hours.

Starting this Saturday, October 29, the City Hall Voting Center will be open every day through Election Day, Tuesday, November 8 during these hours:

  • Monday-Friday, through November 7, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 29–30 and November 5–6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (the public must enter City Hall on Grove Street)
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Department’s phone bank, (415) 554-4375, will also be open during these hours, with staff available to provide assistance in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Filipino, and many other languages. Staff members will also respond to inquiries received through the Department’s public email,  

Those who come to the Voting Center to cast their vote this weekend are encouraged to also visit the Poll Worker Recruitment office located in City Hall, Room 43 B. The recruitment office will be open this weekend to process applicants for standby poll worker positions. For every election, the Department of Elections recruits approximately 100 standby poll workers who help ensure that the Department can provide replacements in case other poll workers become unavailable to volunteer on Election Day. 

For more information about the November 8 election, visit or call the Department of Elections at (415) 554-4375.



Department of Elections
City and County of San Francisco
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 554-4375

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