Elections

Black Lives Matter

MASK YOUR FACE - NOT YOUR VOICE. VOTE!

Your Vote Is Your Voice. Show Up. Be Heard. Be Counted.

Voting lets you have a say about important collective decisions such as public transit, criminal justice reform, social services,  funding for public education and climate change policy. If voting did not matter, powerful forces would not have tried to stop people from voting by restrictive voter identification rules, purging voter rolls, and intimidation.
 
When you vote, you are vocalizing what you need, want, and believe in. You are standing up and demanding to be counted. By voting, you improve your chances of getting a government that actually represents you, your values, and your interests.
 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021, California Gubernatorial Recall Election

VOTER INFORMATION 

The recall ballot will ask two questions:

  1. Do you want to recall Governor Newsom? and

  2. If the Governor is recalled, who do you want to replace him?

How it works:

  • If 50% or more vote NO, the governor would remain in office.

  • If more than 50% vote YES, the governor would be removed from office and the person with the most votes would replace him.

  • Voters can vote on either one or both parts of the recall ballot.

When and how:

  • All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the September 14, 2021 recall election. Your county elections office will begin mailing ballots by August 16, 2021.

  • Return your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage as long as it's postmarked by September 14, 2021

  • OR in-person to a secure ballot drop box, to a voting location or your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. on September 14, 2021.

 

FAQs


How do I receive a mailed ballot?

  • Check your voter registration and mailing address are up to date so you can receive a mailed ballot by the Voter Registration Deadline: August 30, 2021. Check your voter registration

Can I vote in person?

  • Check in with your County's Department of Elections for more information on in-person voting and secure ballot drop-off locations.

  • Voting at SF City Hall: The City Hall Voting Center is located on the ground floor of City Hall (1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place) and will be open for in-person voting and ballot drop-off beginning August 16, 2021. 

Voter Resources

TOP OF PAGE