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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Selection of Letters for the Local Ballot Measures to be Submitted to the Voters in the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election

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

For Immediate Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, August 5, 2019 – On Monday, August 12, at 11 a.m., the Department of Elections will select and assign a letter to identify each local measure that will appear on the ballot for the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election.

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Notice: Department of Elections Will Canvass the Ballots for the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund Board Election on May 29, 2019

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — On Wednesday, May 29, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund Board (RHCTFB) election.

The canvass will take place at 8:30 a.m. in City Hall, Room 59.

The Department of Elections Announces That San Francisco Voters will Begin Using the New Voting System in the November 5, 2019 Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Monday, March 18, 2019 – Last week, the City approved a lease agreement between the Department of Elections and Dominion Voting Systems for the use of Dominion’s voting system, Democracy Suite, to conduct elections in San Francisco. The Department of Elections will conduct the City’s November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election using the new system.

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