The Department of Elections Reminds San Franciscans of the November 6 Election Deadlines

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – The Department of Elections reminds San Franciscans of important deadlines for the upcoming Consolidated General Election – November 6th is just three weeks away!

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The Department of Elections Is Recruiting Poll Workers for the November 6 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, October 15, 2018–With the countdown to the November 6 election underway, the Department of Elections seeks poll workers to help administer voting at neighborhood polling places on Election Day.

To sign up to be poll workers, people can call (415) 554-4395 or apply in person at the Department of Elections in City Hall, Room 48.

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The Department of Elections Hosts an Open House on Friday, October 12, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, October 5, 2018 – The Department of Elections will host an Open House on Friday, October 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its office in City Hall, Room 48.

The Department invites interested members of the public, representatives from community organizations, and journalists to discover the many processes required to administer an election in the City.

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Vote-by-Mail Ballots for the November 6 Election Will Arrive in Mailboxes Soon!

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, October 5, 2018 – Voting gets underway with the mailing of the ballots for the November 6 election.

Of the nearly half a million registered voters in San Francisco, more than half (approximately 307,000) are permanent vote-by-mail voters. Many more vote by mail for just one election.

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The Department of Elections Opens the City Hall Voting Center on Tuesday, October 9

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – The Department of Elections is set to provide early voting opportunities for the November 6 election at the City Hall Voting Center. The Voting Center will operate from Tuesday, October 9, through Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, as follows:

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The Department of Elections Begins Mailing the Voter Information Pamphlet and Sample Ballot for the November 6 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, October 1, 2018 –The Department of Elections has begun mailing the Voter Information Pamphlet and Sample Ballot to registered voters for the November 6 Consolidated General Election.

In addition to a Sample Ballot, the pamphlet includes information about candidates and measures, voting options, election dates and deadlines, each voter’s polling place address, and other important election resources.

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The Department of Elections Begins Logic and Accuracy Testing of the Voting Equipment for the November 6 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, September 28, 2018 – The Department of Elections is set to begin Logic and Accuracy testing of all voting equipment to be used in the November 6 election.  Following is a testing schedule:

Optech 400-C machines, used primarily to tabulate vote-by-mail ballots

Department of Elections Is Seeking Poll Workers for the November 6 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, September 24, 2018–The Department of Elections is seeking individuals to serve as poll workers on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6.

To sign up to be poll workers, people can call (415) 554-4395 or apply in person at the Department of Elections in City Hall, Room 48.

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Department of Elections Begins Sending Ballots for the November 6 Election to Military and Overseas Voters

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, September 21, 2018 –The Department of Elections has begun sending ballots for the November 6 election to military service members and other U.S. citizens living overseas.

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