Official Ballot Drop-Off Stations

People filling dropping off ballots at a drop off station


San Francisco’s official ballot drop-off stations have red ballot boxes bearing the official seal of the City and County of San Francisco and are staffed by Department of Elections personnel wearing red vests.

Voters can return their voted ballots to one of the official ballot drop-off stations that will be open as follows:

Location Date/Time
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Pl Monday–Friday, August 16–September 13: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (except Labor Day, September 6)
Saturday and Sunday, September 4–5 and September 11–12: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Election Day, Tuesday, September 14: 7 a.m.–8 p.m.
Supervisorial District 1 - Richmond Branch Library, 351 9th Ave Saturday and Sunday, September 11–12: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Monday, September 13:8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Election Day, Tuesday, September 14: 7 a.m.–8 p.m.
Supervisorial District 2 - Golden Gate Valley Branch Library, 1801 Green St
Supervisorial District 3 - City College - Chinatown Campus, 808 Kearny St
Supervisorial District 4 - Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St
Supervisorial District 5 - Park Branch Library, 1833 Page St
Supervisorial District 6 - Chase Center, 3rd St. at Warriors Way
Supervisorial District 7 - Merced Branch Library, 155 Winston Dr
Supervisorial District 8 - Noe Valley Branch Library, 451 Jersey St
Supervisorial District 9 - City College - Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia St
Supervisorial District 10 - Bayview Branch Library, 5075 3rd St
Supervisorial District 11 - Excelsior Branch Library, 4400 Mission St

On Election Day, September 14, 588 polling places will be open across the city for ballot drop-off and in-person voting. To find a convenient location to drop off your ballot, visit

Voters may return their ballots to any official ballot drop-off station or polling place in California — local ballots returned in other counties will be forwarded to San Francisco.

To be counted, ballots returned in person must be returned no later than the close of polls (8 p.m.) on Election Day; ballots returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Election Day.