Department Of Elections


San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June Election

The department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.


San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Activists Submit Thousands Of Signatures For SF Waterfront Ballot Initiative

Activists have submitted thousands of signatures to the Department of Elections to prevent some key developments on San Francisco’s waterfront. Voters could see a ballot measure as soon as June.


Thousands Of San Francisco Voters Sent Wrong Polling Place Info

115,000 San Francisco voters are getting voter information pamphlets that instruct them to go to the wrong polling place on Election Day.


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San Francisco Circumcision Ban To Be Stricken From Ballot

A San Francisco trial judge said she intends to strike a ban on male circumcision from the city’s November ballot.


Baby Feet & Hands. (AP)

SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]


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Lawsuit Challenges Proposed SF Circumcision Ban

The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

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San Franciscans To Vote On Circumcision Ban

A proposal to criminalize male circumcision will go before San Francisco voters this November.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011