vote_lede_template.jpgAs the ever-looming election continues to move closer, the clock continues to tick down until vote-by-mail ballots will be unavailable.

Those interested in requesting one must do so by today (Tuesday, November 1) and can do so in a few different ways: by visiting the Department of Elections website, completing and dropping off the application on the back cover of the Voter Information Pamphlet, or dropping off a note to the Department of Elections with your printed name and signature, date of birth, telephone number, residential address, and mailing address, or faxing the same information to (415) 554-4372.

Completed vote-by-mail requests must be received by 5pm Tuesday; postmarks will not count. Those who missed being able to vote-by-mail can always vote in person at the Department of Elections offices Monday through Friday, from 8am to 5pm on the ground floor of City Hall.

Weekend voting is also available October 29-30 and November 5-6 from 10am to 4pm.

For more information, visit the Department of Elections website at

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