Ballot Simplification Committee Information - June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election



Ballot Simplification Committee meetings for the June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election are scheduled to begin February 28, 2022.

The Committee must complete its work no later than 85 days before the election, which is March 14, 2022.

For any correspondence with the Ballot Simplification Committee members, contact Claire Miranda at (415) 554-4375 or by e-mail at

Meeting Notices and Agendas

Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to each meeting, as mandated by the Sunshine Ordinance. Other meeting materials are made available as early as possible. All materials are posted in reverse chronological order (most recent on top).

Notice of Cancellation (PDF)

Revised Meeting Agenda, February 28-March 8, 2022 (PDF)

BSC Meeting Agenda, February 28-March 8, 2022 (PDF)

Notice of Ballot Simplification Committee Meetings (PDF)

Information About Local Ballot Measures and Other Important Material

Resolution Regarding Remote Ballot Simplification Committee Meetings

Recall Measure Regarding District Attorney Chesa Boudin

Recall Timelines and Vacancy Appointments

Building Inspection Commission

Muni Reliability and Street Safety

Behested Payments

Victims and Witness Rights

Public Health Emergency Leave

Refuse Collection and Disposal

Frequently Asked Questions

Words You Need to Know

When Information Becomes Available

Information about each measure will be posted before the meeting scheduled to draft the digest for that measure. Any materials that result from a meeting will be posted as soon as possible after the meeting. Timing varies depending on when the materials are available to the Department of Elections.

Information posted before a meeting

At minimum, the information will include:

  • Legal text of the proposed ballot measure
  • Draft digest provided by the City Attorney’s office, which serves as a starting point for the Committee’s work during the meeting.

Other information will be posted as available, such as:

  • Legislative digests for measures submitted by the Board of Supervisors
  • The City Attorney’s title and summary for initiative measures
  • Department analyses of proposed initiative measures required under San Francisco Municipal Elections Code Sec. 350
  • Correspondence directed to the Committee related to the digest of the measure

Information posted after a meeting

Information will be posted as available, such as:

  • Approved digest, with the deadline for Requests for Reconsideration
  • Correspondence shared with the Committee during the meeting related to the digest of the measure
  • Requests for reconsideration of an approved digest
  • Final digest that will be published in the Voter Information Pamphlet

Video Archive: Ballot Simplification Committee

Name Date Duration Watch
Ballot Simplification Meeting, February 28, 202 2/28/2022 4:57:41 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, March 1, 2022 3/1/2022 3:41:52 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, March 2, 2022 3/2/2022 5:32:25 Video (YT)
Ballot Simplification Meeting, March 4, 2022 3/4/2022 2:19:09 Video (YT)