Department of Elections
We conduct free, fair, and functional elections for the City and County of San Francisco.
Find out how the party preference in your voter record impacts your ballot this election, learn about candidates and measures, sign up to be a poll worker, and explore voting options. Then answer three quick questions in the Vote Ready Tool to get a customized voting action plan just for you!
Learn about in-person voting options.
Check your ballot status, party preference, and request election materials.
A preliminary results report will be posted after polls close on election night. Results will be updated regularly as more ballots are counted.
Ways to vote
You can choose to cast your ballot by mail or in person.
Vote in person
You can vote at a polling place or at the Voting Center.
Vote by mail
We now mail a ballot to every local voter in every election. Voting by mail is convenient and secure.
March 5, 2024 Voter Information Pamphlet
View San Francisco’s official Voter Information Pamphlet.
You can get voting materials and ask for help in your language.
Learn about resources we offer to ensure all voters can vote with ease.
Serve as a poll worker
Help your community and earn up to $295 by serving as a poll worker on Election Day!
We help local residents understand the voting process.
Host a polling place
Help your community and earn a stipend by hosting a polling place on Election Day!
High school student programs
Not quite old enough to vote? You can still play a part in elections!
Ballot Simplification Committee process
Learn about how the Committee works and how to participate
Go paperless! Go green!
Review your Voter Pamphlet on your screen!
Our mission is to provide equitable access to voting and election-related services and to conduct free, fair, and functional elections for the City and County of San Francisco.