The Department of Elections Reminds Voters That They Can Choose to Receive their Voter Information Pamphlet for the November 8 Election Electronically

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, September 12, 2022 – The Department of Elections reminds voters that they have until Monday, September 19, to opt out of receiving a hard copy of the Voter Information Pamphlet (VIP) in the mail for the November 8 Election. The paper version of the VIP for the November 8 Election will likely exceed 250 pages due to the number of local ballot measures.  

To opt out of (or opt back in to) hard copy pamphlet mailings, voters may submit their requests by logging into the Voter Portal ( and navigating to the “Stop/Resume the Mailing of My Voter Guides” tab or by calling (415) 554-4375. Those who stop mail delivery will receive a link via email in early October to view the pamphlet on the Department’s website.

The Department also posts the VIP online in various formats and languages so voters can choose the one they prefer: HTML, XML, and PDF, all of which are available in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Filipino. The English version of the pamphlet is also available in MP3 audio format.

In addition to information about the voting process and key election dates and deadlines, the pamphlet includes material required by state and local law, including a sample ballot, candidate statements, legal text of local ballot measures, and ballot arguments in favor of and against each local measure.

For more information about the upcoming November 8 Election, please contact the Department of Elections at (415) 554-4375, write to, or visit the Department’s 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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