Conditional Voter Registration Period Opens for the November 6 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, October 23, 2018– San Franciscans who missed the October 22 deadline to register to vote or update their voter registration still have the opportunity to participate in the November 6 election!

Prospective voters can come to the City Hall Voting Center during voting hours to register to vote conditionally and cast a provisional ballot. Once the Department of Elections processes the affidavit of registration and determines the person’s eligibility to register, the registration will become permanent and the provisional ballot will be counted. Voters who cast provisional ballots can check the status of their ballots at

Conditional voter registration is also an option for non-citizen San Francisco residents who are eligible to vote in the Board of Education Election on November 6 but missed the registration deadline.

Starting this Saturday, October 27, the City Hall Voting Center will be open through Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, during these hours:

  • Monday-Friday through November 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 27–28 and November 3–4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information about the upcoming election, call the Department of Elections at (415) 554-4375, write to, or visit the Department of Elections office in City Hall, Room 48.


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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