Department of Elections Forms

Find forms for San Francisco voters and candidates

Voter forms: 

Register to vote Use this link to register to vote, or re-register to update your name, address, or party preference.

Update your voter registration record Use this form to update your contact information and how you receive election materials. Note: you cannot use this form to change your name or party preference.

Request cancellation of your voter registration Use this form to cancel your voter registration in San Francisco. This form must be signed (electronic signature not accepted).

Third-party voter registration notification Use this form to notify the Department if a voter is receiving mail at an address where they no longer reside.

Voter oath and ballot return form Use this form if you are a military or overseas voter returning your ballot by fax, or if you are using your own envelope to return your ballot. 

Deceased voter notification Use this form to notify the Department of a deceased San Francisco voter.

Ballot pick-up authorization Use this form to authorize someone to pick up a ballot from the City Hall Voting Center and deliver it to you.

Emergency ballot service request Use this form to request emergency ballot delivery, pick up, or assistance from the Department of Elections. 

Federal Post Card Application Use this form to update your status a military or overseas voter. 

Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot Use if you're a military or overseas voter and are having trouble receiving your local ballot.  

Voter registration card statement of distribution Use this form if you plan to conduct a voter registration drive. 

Stop postal delivery of your Voter Information Pamphlet 

Request translated election materials  

Request voter outreach materials 

Request a voter outreach presentation

Forms for candidates, campaigns, and election observers:

Ballot Argument Assignment Form

Ballot Argument Consent Form

Ballot Argument Control Sheet A

Ballot Argument Control Sheet B

Make an appointment with the Department of Elections’ Campaign Services Division

Join the official election observer panel 

Application for voter registration information This data is available to candidates for specific election-related purposes. For more information, see the application itself. If you are not sure if you qualify to receive this data, please contact us.

Form 700 – Statement of Economic Interests To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals) or the San Francisco Ethics Commission (originals)

Form 501 – Candidate Intention Statement To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals) or the San Francisco Ethics Commission (originals)

Form 450 – Recipient Committee Campaign Statement – Short Form To be submitted to the California Secretary of State (originals) and the San Francisco Department of Elections (copies)

Form 460 – Consolidated Campaign Disclosure Form To be submitted to the California Secretary of State (originals) and the San Francisco Department of Elections (copies)

Form 425 – Semi-Annual Statement of No Activity (not for use by Office Holders or Candidates) To be submitted to the California Secretary of State (originals) and the San Francisco Department of Elections (copies)

Form 461 – Independent Expenditure Committee and Major Donor Committee Campaign Statement To be submitted to the California Secretary of State (originals) and the San Francisco Department of Elections (copies)

 Form 400 – Slate Mailer Organization Statement of Organization To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals)

Form 401 – Slate Mailer Organization Campaign Statement To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals)

Form 402 – Slate Mailer Organization Statement of Termination To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals)

Form 498 – Slate Mailer Organization Late Payment Report To be submitted to the San Francisco Department of Elections (originals)

Get help

Department of Elections

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone

Fax: 415-554-7344
TTY: 415-554-4386

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

Last updated May 6, 2024