San Francisco uses Ranked Choice Voting or "instant runoff voting" for most elected representatives.This is a more efficient process and provides greater diversity among elected officials especially by women and people of color. Watch the video below by FairVote California for a simple explanation of the ranked choice voting system.
Beginning in November, 2019, there will be up to 10 ranked choice options on the ballot.
San Francisco has a centralized help system for filing complaints and getting assistance on a number of issues. Known as the 311 system, you can reach them by calling “311″ or accessing the City’s 311 website.
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