The Department of Elections Releases Preliminary Results Report #6 and Ballot Counting Update for the November 8, 2022 Consolidated General Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, November 11, 2022 – Today, the Department of Elections issued the sixth preliminary election results reports of votes cast in the November 8, 2022 Consolidated General Election.

Today’s preliminary results report includes 27,529 vote-by-mail ballots that were counted since yesterday’s results report. Overall, today’s preliminary results report includes votes from nearly 138,000 ballot cards since San Francisco voters received a five-card ballot.

The Department must still process and count approximately 110,000 ballots in the November 8 Election. This estimate includes:

Vote-by-mail ballots (returned by mail, at drop boxes, and at polling places): 101,000
Provisional ballots (cast at polling places and the City Hall Voting Center): 9,000

Department personnel will process and count ballots until 10 p.m. tonight and from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, November 12 and 13. Ballot processing is open to public observation in-person and via livestream at

All election results reports along with the number of remaining ballots to count are available at: When releasing results, the Department posts results summary, as well as detailed reports, including the Statement of the Vote, which lists results data by precinct, district, and neighborhood, the ranked-choice voting reports (in PDF and Excel), and the Cast Vote Record, which contains raw data of votes cast in the election (in JSON).

The Department will issue the next preliminary results report at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. At that time, Director John Arntz will be available to respond to questions from members of the public and the media outside of Room 48 in City Hall.


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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