Vote-by-Mail Ballots for the November 5 Election Now Being Sent to San Francisco Voters

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – San Francisco voters who choose to vote by mail can expect their ballots begin arriving in the coming days.  

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The Department of Elections Begins Logic and Accuracy Testing of the Voting Equipment for the November 5 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – The Department of Elections is set to begin Logic and Accuracy testing of the voting equipment to be used in the November 5 election.  The voting machines that comprise San Francisco’s voting system are the ImageCast Evolution Ballot-Scanning Machine, ImageCast X Ballot-Marking Device, and ImageCast Central Scanner, all of which are subject to testing.

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The Department of Elections Encourages Voters to Learn More About Changes on the Ballot for the November 5 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, September 20, 2019 –With two short weeks before ballots begin arriving in mailboxes of those who vote by mail, the Department of Elections encourages San Franciscans to learn more about the changes they will notice on their ballots.

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The Department of Elections Hops on Board to Host Neighborhood Events on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 24

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Next Tuesday, September 24, is National Voter Registration Day. On that day, the Department of Elections will be joining with thousands of others across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Day with focused, nonpartisan voter registration efforts and building awareness of voting and upcoming elections.

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The Department of Elections Invites San Franciscans to Volunteer as Poll Workers on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday, September 12, 2019– The Department of Elections is actively recruiting people interested in serving as poll workers. Poll workers are community volunteers who administer voting at polling places across the City on Election Day. For their service, poll workers receive a stipend ranging from $180 to $240, depending on the assignment.

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The Department of Elections Invites San Francisco Residents, Representatives of Local Organizations, and the Media to Attend Demonstrations of New Voting Equipment to Be Used in the November 5 Election

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

For Immediate Release

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November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election: Extension of Candidate Nomination Deadlines for Offices of District Attorney and Sheriff

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, August 9, 2019 – The nomination deadlines for candidates for offices of District Attorney and Sheriff have been extended five calendar days because the incumbents did not file.

Non-incumbent candidates may obtain and file nomination documents, signatures, and fees with the Department of Elections by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, to appear on the ballot.

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November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election: Nomination Period Closes Friday, August 9, for Candidates for City Attorney, District Attorney, Public Defender, Sheriff, Treasurer, Board of Education, and Community College Board

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 – The nomination period closes this Friday, August 9, 5 p.m., for the following local offices appearing on the ballot for the November 5 election: City Attorney, District Attorney, Public Defender, Sheriff, Treasurer, Board of Education, and Community College Board.  

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Invitation to Workshop for Submitters of Ballot Arguments for the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 – The Department of Elections will host a workshop on the submission process of ballot arguments for and against local measures to be voted on in the November 5 election.

The workshop will occur on Monday, August 12, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Department’s office in City Hall, Room 48. 

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