The City of South San Francisco is a General Law City and was incorporated on September 19, 1908. South San Francisco's
elections are held in November of odd-numbered years. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are appointed by the City Council for a one-year term.
The San Mateo Elections and Registrar of Voters office at www.shapethefuture.org provides on-line information about voter registration, election schedules, absentee voting, the California Elections Code, voter turnout, election results, election officer opportunities and political parties.