Voter Information

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Make Sure Your Vote Counts

  • The deadline to register to vote is 15 days before an election. 
  • Citizens who are 16 or 17 years of age, but will be 18 by election day can pre-register. Click here to pre-register. 
  • The Federal Voting Assistance Program is a federal voting assistance program for service members, their families, and overseas citizens. Provides access to election officials and voting assistance officers to help navigate the absentee voting process.
  • In California, people with misdemeanor convictions and those who have felony convictions but are on probation or done with parole can also vote. If you have a conviction history, click here to check your eligibility.

Check Your Voter Registration Status

Register to Vote

Online, at
If you do not have a signature on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), you will need to print, sign, and mail the application.

On paper, using a Voter Registration Application – available at the Government Information Center. Or, contact the Department of Elections, your local post office, or DMV office.

Track Your Ballot

Track Your Vote-by-Mail ballot, subscribe to Where's My Ballot for real-time notifications.

November 3, 2020 Election Results

Voter Information Pamphlets

City and County of San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlet and Sample Ballot

Next Election:

Statewide Direct Primary Election, June 7, 2022

Voter-nominated offices

  • Governor

  • Lieutenant Governor

  • Secretary of State

  • Controller

  • Treasurer (state)

  • Attorney General

  • Insurance Commissioner

  • Board of Equalization Member, District 2

  • United States Senate

  • United States Representative in Congress, District 12 and 14

  • Member of the State Assembly, District 17 and 19

Nonpartisan offices

  • Judges of the Superior Court (local)
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction (state)

Accessibility Services

The Talking Books and Braille Center, located on the second floor of the Main Library, has Voter Information Guides in audio format. Please contact them at (415)557-4253.

The San Francisco Department of Elections, located at City Hall, is committed to helping voters who need assistance casting a ballot before or on election day.

Call the Department of Elections for more information on this service:
Phone: (415) 554-4375
Fax: (415) 554-7344
TTY: (415) 554-4386

中文: (415) 554-4367
Español: (415) 554-4366
Filipino: (415) 554-4310

Be a Part of the Voting Process

How to Become a San Francisco Pollworker