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UCSF Votes

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

San Francisco voters will decide key issues on November 5, including electing the Mayor and other City positions that have a direct influence on our lives. Join UCSF Advocates events around campus to learn more about what's on the ballot. Make sure you are registered to vote! 

Key Dates

Voter Registration Deadline: October 21, 2019
Click here to register to vote 

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot: October 29, 2019
Click here to vote by mail

Election Day: November 5, 2019
Find your polling place in San Francisco 

What's on the Ballot

Meet the Candidates
Vote for City-wide offices including Mayor, City Attorney, District Attorney, Public Defender, Sheriff, Treasurer, Board of Education (one seat), and Community College Board (one seat). If you live in District 5, you will also vote for District 5 Supervisor. Candidates for each office are listed here

Learn about Local Ballot Measures
Read all about the San Francisco ballot measures. A non-partisan Dept. of Elections voter information guide will be available closer to the election to provide an unbiased analysis of each measure.

Campus Activities

Join UCSF Advocates for civic engagement activities around campus:

District 5 Candidates Forum

Hosted by the League of Women Voters
Monday, September 16, 6pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Cole Hall, Parnassus
RSVP here

This is a great opportunity for voters in District 5 to learn more about their candidates before casting their votes. Not sure if you live in District 5? It includes the Inner Sunset, Haight-Ashbury, Cole Valley, Lower Haight, Hayes Valley, Alamo Square, Fillmore/Western Addition, Japantown, Cathedral Hill, Lower Pacific Heights, North of the Panhandle, and Tank Hill.  Look up your Supervisorial District here

National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, September 24
Parnassus and Mission Bay
Stay tuned for on-campus activities

SF Election Pop-up Events
Get information about the upcoming election and test out the new Dept. of Elections voting system! Register to vote on site. 

Wednesday, October 9, 10am - 2pm
Mission Bay Farmer's Market
4th Street at Gene Friend Way
UCSF Mission May
Find more info here

Wednesday, October 16, 10am - 2pm
Outside Millberry Union, Parnassus Avenue
UCSF Parnassus Heights
Find more info here

Ballot Initiative Forum

October, Date TBD
Parnassus and Mission Bay