Remote Accessible Vote by Mail

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

Allows any voter with a disability to download, mark, and print their ballot at home. Voters may use their own assistive technology to read and mark the ballot. Remote Accessible Vote by Mail (RAVBM) is not “internet voting,” you must print and return your marked ballot.

Any voter with a disability may use this service by requesting a link via email — enter RAVBM in the subject line, send to

Service is available starting 29 days before the election. All ballots must be printed and returned in an envelope signed by the voter.

Return the voted ballot in signed envelope using one of these methods:

  • Mail — must be postmarked by Election Day;
  • Drop box — locations and times vary by election;
  • Elections Department — open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Questions or comments?
Email or call (415) 473-6456.