Department of Elections

View key dates for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election
View key dates for the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election


For the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election, a political party preference in voters’ registration records determines which presidential candidates, if any, will appear on their ballots. Check your party preference using the Voter Portal. You may need to take action to vote for your preferred presidential candidate!

Topics in Focus

Voter Portal

Check your party preference, request a ballot for the March 3, 2020 Primary, and more!

What’s on the March 3, 2020, Ballot?

View the offices and measures on the March 3, 2020 ballot

California's 2020 Presidential Primary Moves to March

Learn how California primary elections work and why your party preference matters

Accessible Voting

Explore accessible voting options, materials, and services

March 2020 Presidential Primary Ballot Tool

Check if you need to take any action to get a ballot with your preferred presidential candidate

Missed the voter registration deadline?

You can still vote in the March 3 election! Learn about conditional registration and voting

Latest News

The Department of Elections Has Begun Processing Returned Vote-By-Mail Ballots
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – The Department of Elections has begun opening and processing accepted vote-by-mail ballot envelopes for the March 3, 2020, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election.

Registration Options for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election After February 18 Registration Deadline
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, February 19, 2020– San Franciscans who missed the February 18 deadline to register to vote still have the opportunity to cast their ballots in the March 3 election.

Get in Touch with the Department

1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386

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