Absentee ballot deadline: Tuesday

San Francisco residents have until Tuesday to request an absentee ballot for this year's Nov. 6 municipal election, according to officials.

To request an absentee ballot on or before Tuesday, residents can download and complete the application from the San Francisco Department of Elections Web site, complete the application found on the back cover of the local voter information packet or send a letter or postcard to the Department of Elections with all necessary contact information.

Voters may send their request via fax to (415) 554-4372 or mail to 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, City Hall, Room 48, San Francisco, CA, 94102.

Voters may also go to the office, located at the above address, to obtain an absentee ballot in person. The department is open today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All completed absentee ballot application forms must be filed with the Department of Elections by 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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