Voter guide: What you need to know before casting your ballot


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5.

There will be a number of important races in San Francisco, including the race for mayor.

Incumbent Mayor London Breed is up for reelection and is going up against 5 candidates.

San Francisco voters will also choose a San Francisco district attorney and vote on Proposition C, which is a measure to overturn the city’s vaping ban.

Proposition A – an affordable housing bond measure – is also on the ballot, as well as Proposition D – which is a tax on rideshare companies to help fix and ease traffic.

When do polls open?

Polls open at 7 a.m. in San Francisco and will stay open until 8 p.m.

As long as you’re in line by 8 p.m. you are guaranteed an opportunity to vote.

Where do I go?

To find a polling place near you, you can enter your address and find one here.

What do I need to bring?

Don’t forget to bring a valid form of identification.

What about returning my ballot in the mail or in person?

For your vote to count, mailed ballots must be postmarked before or on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and received by the Department of Elections by Friday, Nov. 8.

You can also return your ballot in person by 8 p.m. today.

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