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.

Election Day: March 5, 2024

Register by February 20, 2024

In February, San Francisco election offices will mail ballots to all registered San Francisco voters. If you do not receive your ballot, please check that your voter registration is accurate.

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 November General Election:

Voter-nominated Offices

  • President of the United States
  • U.S. Senate - Full Term
  • U.S. Senate - Partial Term*

*The winner of the partial term will serve until January 3, 2025.

State Propositions

Proposition 1: Authorizes $6.38 Billion in Bonds to Build Mental Health Treatment Facilities for Those With Mental Health and Substance Use Challenges, Provides Housing for the Homeless. Legislative Statute. 

Local Ballot Measures

  • A: San Francisco Affordable Housing Bonds
  • B: Police Officer Staffing Levels Conditioned On Future Tax Funding
  • C: Real Estate Transfer Tax Exemption And Office Space Allocation
  • D: Changes to Local Ethics Laws
  • E: Police Department Policies and Procedures
  • F: Illegal Substance Dependance Screening And Treatment For Recipients Of City Public Assistance
  • G: Offering Algebra 1 to Eighth Graders

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: February 20. 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


Stay engaged

Civic action doesn't end after election day. UCSF Advocates are active all year long, fighting for civic engagement, higher education, health care access, research funding, and more. 

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Growing Young Voters

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

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