Overview of Official Voter Information Resources
The San Francisco Voter Information Pamphlet
The San Francisco Department of Elections prepares the Voter Information Pamphlet (VIP) before each election and provides it to every registered voter as required by law.
This pamphlet includes your sample ballot and information about voting in the June 7 election, candidates running for local and certain state and federal offices, and local ballot measures.
This pamphlet is also available online in PDF, HTML, XML, or MP3 format at sfelections.org/vip and in large print, CD audio, USB, and National Library Service (NLS) cartridge by request. In addition to English, the pamphlet is also available in Chinese, Spanish, and Filipino.
The California Voter Information Guide
The California Secretary of State (SOS) provides the Voter Information Guide with information on candidates running for certain state and federal offices and state ballot measures. You may access the guide on voterguide.sos.ca.gov.
Want to save paper? Per elections law, elections officials must mail all registered voters hard copy pamphlets, with the exception of those who have opted out of hard copy mailings in favor of electronic delivery. To opt out or opt back in hard copy pamphlet mailings, please go to sfelections.org/voterportal or call (415) 554-4375.