DEPARTMENT of ELECTIONS
Director of Elections: John Arntz
Fax: (415) 554-7344
Department of Elections Address:
City Hall, Room 48
1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
LEAGUE of WOMEN VOTERS
See the election archive for information on these San Francisco County elections:
See an example of a ballot, or enter "500 Castro St, 94041" above.
Find your county, ballot, candidates, and keywords
REGISTER to VOTE
Register by 15 days before the election
to vote on .
Call 415-554-4411 for questions about voting or to determine your voter registration status.
Qualifications to Register to Vote
See Voter Registration in California from the League of Women Voters.
See Voter Registration from the Secretary of State of California. You can now register online. Better yet, use your county's voter registration service if available.
How to Vote using your county's voting system
- from the Secretary of State
VOTING BY MAIL (ABSENTEE VOTING) and VOTING EARLY
To process your application more rapidly, we (the Department of Elections) recommend using the application provided on the back cover of your Voter Information Pamphlet; or
You may also download a Vote-By-Mail Application (PDF),
which you can fill out and mail to the Department of Elections; or You may send us a signed note, postcard, or fax requesting a vote-by-mail ballot.
Any voter may vote early by a Vote-by-Mail (Absentee) Ballot or they may vote early in person.
Mail in your Absentee Ballot to the
Department of Elections:
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett
San Francisco, CA. 94102
Drop it off at the Department of Elections
Room 48, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett
(Ground Floor, City Hall)
Drop it off at a polling location before 8 p.m. on Election Day
To vote early in person:
Go to the Department of Elections beginning
October 9, 2012:
Room 48, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett (City Hall, Ground Floor),
Monday - Friday-- 8:00 am. to 5:00 pm.
Saturday & Sunday, October 27 & 28, and November 3 & 4, 2012, 10:00 am. to 4:00 pm. (enter from Grove Street only) (Call the Dept. of Elections for confirmation at 415-554-4375)
You don't have to give a reason for voting early.
Any ballot that arrives at the Department of
Elections after 8 p.m. on Election Day will not be
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San Francisco Ethics Commission
- including information on local "campaign
San Francisco Elections Commission
- The Commission is charged with setting general
policies for the Department of Elections and is
responsible for the proper administration of the
Department subject to budgetary and fiscal Charter
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