Department of Elections

California Gubernatorial Recall Election


A California Gubernatorial Recall Election will be held on September, 14, 2021. The Department of Elections will begin mailing vote-by-mail ballot packets to all locally registered voters starting one month prior to Election Day and will offer in-person voting opportunities before and on Election Day.

Topics in Focus

California Gubernatorial Recall Election

Review frequently asked questions about voting in the September 14, 2021 Election.

Accessible Voting

Learn about accessible programs and services to help voters cast their vote privately and independently.

Help your City vote

Learn about employment and volunteer opportunities with the Department of Elections in the upcoming election.


Voting by Mail

All voters will be mailed ballots for the September 14 election. Learn how to vote, track, and return your ballot (by mail or in person to an official drop-off station).

Voter Portal

Review your registration, track your ballot, stop/resume the mailing of your voter information pamphlet, submit your language preference for election materials, and more!

Voting at the City Hall Voting Center

Beginning August 16, the Voting Center will be open to local voters who wish to register to vote or vote in person, use accessible equipment, or return their mailed ballots.

Latest News

2021 Redistricting Task Force for the City and County of San Francisco for Supervisorial Districts, Invitation by the San Francisco Elections Commission to Apply for Open Seats
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – The San Francisco Elections Commission invites residents of San Francisco to apply for appointment to one of three seats of the nine-member Redistricting Task Force.

San Francisco Department of Elections Certifies November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – Today, the San Francisco Department of Elections certified the November 3, 2020, Consolidated General Election.

Get in Touch with the Department

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

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

Language Access
中文: (415) 554-4367
Español: (415) 554-4366
Filipino: (415) 554-4310

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