The Department of Elections Begins Mailing the Voter Information Pamphlet for the March 3 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, January 24, 2020 –The Department of Elections has begun mailing the Voter Information Pamphlets to registered voters for the March 3 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election.

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Department of Elections Will Canvass Noe Valley Community Benefit District on January 28, 2020

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

SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 — On Tuesday, January 28, the Department of Elections will conduct the canvass of ballots cast in the special election to establish a Noe Valley Community Benefit District (CBD). 

The canvass will take place immediately after a final hearing before the Board of Supervisors, scheduled at 3 p.m. in City Hall, Room 250. Elections staff will be available outside Room 250 to provide assistance for voters starting at 2 p.m.

The Department of Elections Invites San Franciscans to Volunteer as Poll Workers on Election Day, Tuesday, March 3

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Tuesday, January 14, 2020– The Department of Elections is actively recruiting people interested in serving as poll workers in the March 3 election.  

Poll workers are community volunteers who administer voting at neighborhood polling places 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 Reminds No Party Preference Voters who Plan to Vote for President to Request a Primary Election Ballot with Presidential Candidates

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Thursday, January 9, 2020 – The Department of Elections advises No Party Preference voters who want to vote for U.S. President to request a primary election ballot with presidential candidates. The American Independent, Democratic, and Libertarian parties allow No Party Preference voters to participate in their March 3 Presidential Primary elections.

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Submission of Ballot Arguments for Inclusion in the Voter Information Pamphlet for the March 3, 2020, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 – Arguments for or against local ballot measures to be voted on in the March 3 election may be submitted to the Department of Elections for inclusion in the Voter Information Pamphlet.

The argument submission deadlines are as follows:

The Department of Elections Launches a March 2020 Presidential Primary Ballot Tool

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, December 6, 2019 – The Department of Elections has launched a March 2020 Presidential Primary Ballot tool to inform voters about steps they may need to take to receive the ballots with their preferred presidential candidates for the March 3, 2020, Consolidated Presidential Primary Election. 

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FINAL Election Results 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, November 26, 2019 – Today the San Francisco Department of Elections certified the final election results for the November 5, 2019, Consolidated Municipal Election. 

The turnout for this election was 41.64%, and involved 206,122 of the City’s 495,050 voters.

The certification documents and all results reports are posted on the Department’s website:

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The Department of Elections Reminds Voters about March 3 Consolidated Presidential Primary Election Rules

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

For Immediate Release
SAN FRANCISCO, Friday, November 22, 2019 – On March 3, California will hold a Consolidated Presidential Primary Election. Under California’s “Top Two Primary” system, voters may vote for candidates of their choice in congressional and state contests, regardless of voters’ political party preference selected at registration. However, voters’ party preference determines which presidential candidates, if any, will appear on their ballots.

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