County of San Benito Clerk, Auditor & Recorder

Elections Information

The next regularly scheduled election will be the June 7, 2022 Gubernatorial Primary election.  

Click to view the Contests up for Election in June 2022

Click to view the Contests up for Election in November 2022

As the information becomes available, this page will provide links to:

    • Our Candidate’s Handbook  – Find all our current and past candidate handbooks here.
      • Draft Handbook coming soon
    • Summary Calendar of candidate filing events
    • Candidate Pre-RegistrationClosed until January 2022.  Reduce candidate filing time in our office by up to 30 minutes.  Provide us all the necessary information and we will send to you most of the paperwork pre-filled for your signature.  Make an appointment and bring the paperwork with you to sign the final Declaration of Candidacy.
    • Book an Appointment to file your candidate paperwork, or to simply request time for a consultation
    • Candidate Statements and Financial Filings
      • Candidate statements for all contests on the ballot will be available for public viewing for 5 days after the close of nominations
      • Forms 470 and 501 are available for viewing
      • Search by candidate, contest, or Election.
    • List of Candidates
      • Random Draw County – Affects order of candidates on the ballot for State Senate and Member of Assembly (Next drawing March 17, 2022)
      • Random Draw State – Affects order of candidates on the ballot for all other races (Next drawing March 17, 2022)
      • Candidate Statements – view Candidate Statements on our website.
      • Qualified but Not On the Ballot – Due to not enough candidates to require a vote declaring their candidacy.  Select the “Offices Not on the Ballot” option
    • Local Ballot Measures – Viewing of all Measures, submitted to our office,  to be on the ballot in the next election.
    • Public Viewing
      • The public is welcome to view anything in our office, including:
        • Logic and Accuracy testing of voting machines and ballot counting equipment,
        • Vote-by-Mail processing and counting,
        • Election Night Counting, and
        • post-election Provisional ballot evaluation and counting.
    • Voter Turnout – Coming on Election Day.  View voter turnout both at the polls and returned vote-by-mail ballots.  Information will be live and updating all day.
    • Status  of your Vote by Mail or provisional ballot
    • Statement of Vote

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