UCSF Votes

Make your voice count. Voting gives you the opportunity to influence who will represent your interests and what issues are important to you.

Did you know that Californians will be heading to the polls earlier this year, voting on Super Tuesday, March 3? And that your party preference can determine who you can vote for in the Presidential Primary?

Learn more about what's on the ballot and key registration deadlines. Your ballot will include different offices and issues depending on where you live. Generally, the 2020 primary election candidates and issues include:

  • President
  • County Central Committee
  • United States Representative in Congress
  • State Senator
  • State Assembly
  • Judges of the Superior Court
  • State and local ballot measures


Key Dates

Voter Registration Deadline: February 18, 2020
Register to vote or update your registration 

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: February 25, 2020
Sign up to vote by mail

2020 Primary Election Day: March 3, 2020
Find your polling place 


UCSF Votes Events

March 2020 Ballot Measure: Lunch & Learn

While there’s so much focus on the Presidential Primary, did you know there are five San Francisco ballot initiatives and one statewide measure that you will be voting on this spring?

Join the non-partisan League of Women Voters of SF for a 2020 Primary Ballot Initiative Forum. Learn both sides of the issues and decide how you will vote on March 3.

Monday, February 10, 2020
11:30am to 1:00pm
Parnassus Library, 220 & 223
Lunch provided for the first 50 participants!  RSVP here


Voter Information Pop-up at Parnassus

Join SF Dept. of Elections staff, UCSF Student Academic Affairs, and UCSF Advocates for a pop-up voter engagement event at Parnassus to help get our community ready for the March Primary Election.

Register to vote or update your voter registration on site. Participate in fun activities and pick up your UCSF Votes button!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
10:00am to 2:00pm
Outside Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave
More info here


Election Day Event: Cinnamon Rolls at the Polls

Stop by the UCSF Votes table on Election Day between noon and 1pm. Show us you voted and pick up your well-deserved sweet treat!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
12:00 to 1:00pm

UCSF Parnassus
Outside Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave
More info here

UCSF Mission Bay 
Housing Plaza, 550 Gene Friend Way
More info here


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