The Department of Elections Reminds San Franciscans that Monday, January 31 is the Last Day to Register to Vote and Receive a Ballot by Mail for the February 15, 2022, Consolidated Special Municipal Election

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

For Immediate Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday, January 27, 2022 –The deadline to register to vote or update registration information and receive a ballot in the mail for the February 15, 2022 election is Monday, January 31, 2022.

Eligible residents can register to vote online at or by submitting a paper voter registration application to the Department of Elections in-person or by mail (mailed registration applications must be postmarked on or before January 31, 2022).

Eligible non-citizen residents who wish to register to vote in the Board of Education Recall contests can download and submit a Non-Citizen Voter Registration Form available at, contact the Department of Elections to request a paper form by mail, or visit the Department’s office in City Hall, Room 48.

If an eligible resident misses the January 31 deadline, they can still register and vote at the City Hall Voting Center during voting hours or at a polling place on Election Day. 

Voters can check if they are registered to vote in San Francisco or confirm that their voter registration information is up to date at  Non-citizen residents registered to vote in the Board of Education Recall contests can check their registration status at portals serve as centralized places where voters can obtain information about their registration, check the status of their vote-by-mail ballot, locate their assigned polling place, and review other relevant resources such as their sample ballot and the Voter Information Guide.

In the coming days, to bring voter registration opportunities to various neighborhoods in the City and encourage San Franciscans to cast their vote in the February 15 election, the Department of Elections’ Outreach Team will host tabling events at several locations in the City. Additionally, on January 31, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., the Outreach Team will host a registration table on the corner of Grove and Polk Streets. Elections staff will facilitate the collection of voter registration applications, provide voter registration applications to those who wish to register to vote, and distribute materials with information about the February 15 election and election-related services. 

A schedule of past and upcoming outreach events can be viewed at

Anyone with questions about registration or voting is encouraged to call the Department of Elections at (415) 554-4375 or write to   


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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