County of San Benito Clerk, Auditor & Recorder

Qualifications – District Attorney

Qualifications for the Office of

District Attorney

The requirements for the office of District Attorney for the County of San Benito, specified in Government Code section 24002, are as follows:

A person is not eligible to the office of district attorney unless he/she has been admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the State. (Gov. Code Sec. 24002)

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

The candidate shall be a U.S. citizen and a registered voter of the County of San Benito at the time nomination papers are issued. (Gov. Code Sec. 24001)

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