Vote No on San Francisco Proposition E

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On March 5th, Vote NO on Prop E

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The ACLU of Northern California strongly opposes Proposition E on the March 5, 2024 ballot. The measure would reduce transparency around police use of force, authorize the use of invasive secret surveillance technology, and weaken independent oversight of the San Francisco Police Department.

Prop E is about politics, not public safety. It is a rash attempt to exploit voters’ frustrations with crime to distract from an unpopular mayor’s record and hand more power to the SFPD. Prop E would recklessly undermine hard-won reforms designed to hold police accountable and protect the public from abuse.

Vote NO on Prop E on March 5, 2024.

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Text, Call, or Canvass to Oppose Prop E | Join ACLU staff and volunteers to mobilize San Francisco voters and defend oversight, accountability, and transparency of the San Francisco Police Department.


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Important Dates to Make Your Voice Heard

Election Day is March 5, 2024, and San Franciscans will be asked to vote Yes or No on Prop E.  

The San Francisco Department of Elections webpage has all the information you need to register to vote, check your voter record, track your vote-by-mail ballot, update your language preference for election materials, view your voting districts, and more. 

To vote, you can either mail back your ballot, drop off your ballot at designated locations, or vote in person. Read more about ways to vote at www.sf.gov/ways-vote.  

If you are on parole or in county jail, you may register and vote. 

If you are experiencing homelessness, you may register and vote.

ASAP Check your voter registration status to ensure that elections officials have your current mailing address and language preferences. It usually takes 2 to 3 business days after you register for your status to be updated online.
February 5, 2024 San Francisco Department of Elections begins mailing vote-by-mail ballots. All active registered California voters will receive a mail-in ballot. The City Hall Voting Center opens to all local voters.
February 19, 2024 Last day to register to vote online or with the paper form for the March 5, 2024 election.
February 20, 2024 Deadline to re-register online or by mail to update your party preference.
March 5, 2024 Election Day
8 p.m. – Deadline to submit a conditional voter registration application at the City Hall Voting Center or a polling place. Get more information here.

Opponents of Proposition E

San Francisco Women’s Political Committee

Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco

San Francisco Rising Action Fund

Older Women's League (OWL) - S.F.

Richmond District Democratic Club

League of Women Voters of San Francisco

CAIR San Francisco Bay Area

National Harm Reduction Coalition

Chinese for Affirmative Action

Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC)

Max Carter-Oberstone, Vice-President, San Francisco Police Commission

Small Business Forward

Ahsha Safaí, Supervisor (District 11)

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

FREE SF Coalition

Bernal Heights Democratic Club

Drug Policy Action 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus

District 3 Democratic Club 

Secure Justice

Immigrant Legal Resource Center


Paid for by No on Measure E, Sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. Committee’s Top Funder: American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Issues Committee ($200,000) – contributors include American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California ($200,000). Financial disclosures are available at sfethics.org.