UCSF Votes

You are the Difference. VOTE.

UCSF is committed to encouraging civic participation throughout our campus and community. Voting is how you make your voice count.

Voter Registration Deadline: May 23, 2022
Election Day: June 7, 2022

In early May, San Francisco election offices mailed ballots to all registered San Francisco voters. If you did not receive your ballot, please check that your voter registration is accurate by May 23.

Complete, sign and send in your vote-by-mail ballot to make sure your voice is counted. Voters will also have access to secure ballot drop-off boxes and traditional in-person voting. Please check with the San Francisco Department of Elections for in-person voting options and COVID-19 prevention measures such as wearing a mask and social distancing.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's on the ballot?
San Franciscans will be voting on the following offices in the June Primary Election:

Voter-nominated offices

  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • Controller
  • Treasurer (state)
  • Attorney General
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Board of Equalization Member, District 2
  • United States Senator (term ending January 3, 2029)*
  • United States Senator (remainder of the current term ending January 3, 2023)*
  • United States Representative in Congress, District 11 and 15
  • Member of the State Assembly, District 17 and 19

*There are two United States Senate contests on the June 7, 2022 ballot. You may vote on both.

Nonpartisan offices
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction (state)
  • City Attorney (local)**

**This contest appears on the ballot because there was a vacancy, which was filled by appointment until voters elect someone to serve the remainder of the current term.

Local ballot measures
  • A. Muni Reliability and Street Safety Bond
  • B. Building Inspection Commission
  • C. Recall Timelines and Vacancy Appointments
  • D. Office of Victim and Witness Rights; Legal Services for Domestic Violence Victims
  • E. Behested Payments
  • F. Refuse Collection and Disposal
  • G. Public Health Emergency Leave
  • H. Recall Measure Regarding Chesa Boudin

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: May 23. Check your voter registration here 

Can I vote in person? 
Check in with the SF Department of Elections for more information on in-person voting and secure ballot drop-off locations. You can find your polling location here 

Can UCSF employees engage in political activities?
As a 501(c)(3) and a state entity, there are legal restrictions on the types of political activities UCSF employees can engage in on behalf of UCSF. You can find more information about guidelines for political activities at UCSF by watching this short video


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