Language Needs

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

If you do not speak English well

The poll worker will:

  • Point out instructions in voting booth.
  • Demonstrate how to mark the ballot.

When required, translated ballots are posted at polls. Some polls have a bilingual worker; tell us if you need bilingual service.

Sign language interpreter

Schedule an appointment at the Elections Office, call at least 1 week in advance. TTY 415-473-6899 or CA Relay Service 711

Alternative formats upon request

Braille, large print, or CD may be available for measure information and sample ballot. Call 415-473-6448 (voice), 415-473-6899 (TTY), or email