Voting Options for the June 5 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Saturday, June 2, 2018 – The Department of Elections reminds San Franciscans of their many options for casting their vote in the June 5 Election.   

Voting at the City Hall Voting Center
Eligible residents can cast a ballot at the Voting Center during these hours:

  • This weekend, June 2-3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (enter on McAllister Street or Grove Street)
  • Monday, June 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, June 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Returning a vote-by-mail ballot by mail
Voters who plan to mail their ballots are reminded that ballot envelopes must be postmarked, or date stamped by a delivery company, before or on Election Day, Tuesday, June 5, and received by the Department no later than Friday, June 8, in order for the ballots to be counted.

Anyone uncertain about whether a mailed ballot will reach the Department in time is encouraged to instead bring the ballot to the City Hall Voting Center, the Department’s Ballot Drop-Off Stations, or any polling place.  

Returning a vote-by-mail ballot in person  
Voters who plan to return their ballots in person, can bring the ballots to the Department’s Ballot Drop-Off Stations, which are open as follows:

  • This weekend, June 2–3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside two City Hall entrances: the entrance on McAllister Street and the entrance on Grove Street.
  • ​On Monday, June 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Election Day, Tuesday, June 5, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., outside main entrance at Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place (Polk Street) and the entrance on Grove Street. 

As always, voters may bring their vote-by-mail ballots to any polling place during voting hours on Election Day.      

Voting at a polling place
Polling places are open on Election Day, Tuesday, June 5, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters can check the address of their polling place at sfelections.org/tools/pollsite.

Please remember that your vote today not only plays a critical role in shaping San Francisco’s future, it becomes an important part of the history of tomorrow. Please vote and encourage your family, friends and neighbors to do the same!

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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
Sfelections.org

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