The Department of Elections Opens the City Hall Voting Center on Tuesday, October 9

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – The Department of Elections is set to provide early voting opportunities for the November 6 election at the City Hall Voting Center. The Voting Center will operate from Tuesday, October 9, through Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, as follows:

  • Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The two weekends before the election, October 27–28 and November 3–4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

All San Francisco residents, including eligible non-citizens who wish to register to vote in the Board of Education Election, are welcome to visit the Voting Center to vote or to register, update their registration, pick up or drop off a ballot, or obtain a replacement ballot.

The Department’s Voting Center personnel can assist visitors in many languages with registration or navigating the voting process. The Voting Center also offers accessible voting equipment that allows people to vote using a touchscreen or audio ballot. Other forms of assistance include personal assistance to mark a ballot, curbside voting, and American Sign Language interpretation by video.  

After casting their ballot, voters can capture or share the moment by posing for a photo beside a giant-sized image of the iconic “I Voted” sticker, while proudly displaying their own stickers. The Department encourages everyone who casts their ballot at the Voting Center before or on Election Day to share their photos with “I Voted” stickers on social media. Seeing other people participating in the election may remind or encourage others to also vote in the November 6 election.  


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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