UCSF Votes

Mask Your Face, Not Your Voice. VOTE.

Make your voice count safely this election. Ballots are arriving in mailboxes across the state. Have you received yours? If you haven't, track your ballot here and check your voter registration here.

Make sure you are registered and ready so you can vote by mail. Stay healthy and vote safely.

Key Dates

Voter Registration Deadline: TODAY! October 19, 2020
Click here to update your voter registration. Track your ballot here.

Election Day: November 3, 2020
Find your polling place and ballot drop off locations.

UCSF Votes Toolkit

Find templates to help promote voter registration and civic engagement with your networks, like graphics for social media, Zoom, and signage.

Download the toolkit

Growing Young Voters

Providers and young leaders are teaming up to promote the health habit of voting among pediatric patients through the VOICE Project.

Learn more


Get Ready to Vote

An election like no other: Getting Californians ready for Nov. 3
Learn more about the upcoming election, how to participate safely and ensure your vote is counted. Hosted by the UC Advocacy Network on October 5, 2020.

San Francisco Ballot Initiative Forum
It can be hard to know where to look for unbiased facts about the propositions. Learn more about the measures on San Francisco's ballot. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of SF, in partnership with UCSF, USF, SFSU, and the Women's March of SF on October 14, 2020.

California Ballot Initiative Forum
Review the arguments for and against the statewide ballot measures. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of SF, in partnership with UCSF, USF, SFSU, and the Women's March of SF on October 16, 2020. 


  • What's on the 2020 General Election ballot? Candidates for President, Congress, State Senate and Assembly are on the ballot, including ballot initiatives for California and local cities. Visit the California Secretary of State’s website for the most current voter information and check with your County Elections’ Department for more specifics.
  • Guidelines for political activities at UCSF. 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. Follow these do’s and don’ts for advocacy in your UCSF and personal capacities.
  • Find information on how to serve as a poll worker
  • Know your voting rights.
  • If you work at UCSF Health and are interested in promoting civic engagement with ED patients, please click here
  • Find more resources through the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan source of information about political issues.

Become a UCSF Advocate

Learn about opportunities to connect with lawmakers, engage in policy change, participate in advocacy events, and more. Join UCSF Advocates