County of San Benito Clerk, Auditor & Recorder

San Benito County

Notice of Post-Election Audit

Please find our Notice of Post-Election Audit by clicking here.

The 1% manual audit will manually tally and verify the results of the following cast ballots:

  • 10 batches of Vote-by-Mail ballots (4.63% of all batches and 4.55% of all Vote-by-Mail ballots cast)
  • All ballots cast at Vote Centers, from precinct H521 (5.77% of all ballots cast in person)

Total manual tally will be 4.63% of all ballots cast in the September 14, 2021Gubernatorial Recall Election.

Press Release PictureApplications for Appointment to the office of San Benito County Supervisorial District 1 are now being accepted by the Office of the Governor. Interested individuals may learn more by reading our press release: July 2 Press Release

The proposed Election Administration Plan (EAP) is the formal guiding outline for the future of voting and elections in San Benito County. It will incorporate the feedback provided by hundreds of voters and community advisory committees such as the Election Advisory Group (EAG), and the EAG subcommittees Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC), and the Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC).

The proposed EAP can be found by clicking here.

DEPARTAMENTO DE ELECCIONES CONDADO DE SAN BENITO

ANUNCIO DE OPORTUNIDADES DE OBSERVACIÓN

El AVISO SE DA POR LO PRESENTE, que el Departamento de Elecciones convocará un grupo de Observadores electorales para observar actividades relacionadas con la Elección General Presidencial de 2020, que se celebrará el martes, 3 de noviembre de 2020. Los representantes de partido político central del condado de comités, grupos de defensa, el Gran Jurado del Condado, y cualquier miembro del público están invitados a participar. La siguiente es una lista de actividades electorales abiertas al público para observar en cualquier momento. Por favor llame a la Oficina Electoral para confirmar la fecha y hora actual: (831) 636-4016.

Escaneo Óptico de Lógica y Prueba de Precisión  

Pruebas de lógica y precisión verifica que la información de boletas para cada distrito electoral sean correctas, comprueba el rendimiento de los equipos de la totalización de votos, y se asegura de que todos los votos se registren correctamente y sean tabuladas con precisión. Las pruebas de los equipos de tabulación de votos comenzarán la semana del 5 de octubre de 2020 en el departamento de elecciones, 440 5th Street, Room 201, Hollister, Ca.

Preparación y Prueba del ICX Dispositivo para Marcar Boletas  

Esta es la carga de los datos electorales y la elección amplia de pruebas de lógica y precisión. Las pruebas empezarán la semana del 5 de octubre de 2020 en el departamento de elecciones, 440 5th Street, Room 201, Hollister.

Vote-Por-Correo junta de procesamiento de boletas  

Conformidad con la Sección 15101 del Código de Elecciones de California, el Departamento de Elecciones iniciará el proceso de la devolución de los sobres de voto-por-correo después del 5 de octubre de 2020. El procesamiento se llevará a cabo en el departamento de elecciones, 440 5th Street, Room 205, Hollister, CA.

Observador Electoral

Esto proporciona al público la oportunidad de observar todo el proceso Electoral, de construir la confianza de los votantes y animar a más personas a participar.

Recibo & Conteo de la Boleta la Noche de Elección

Los “Resultados de la Elección Semi-Oficial” se publicaran aproximadamente a las 8:01pm, Noche de Elección, en el sitio de web www.sbcvote.us. Actualizaciones de los resultados también se pueden encontrar en el sitio web (en intervalos de aproximadamente cada hora) hasta que se complete la Noche de Elección.

Escrutinio oficial

Conformidad con la Sección 15301 del Código de Elecciones de California, el escrutinio de las elecciones debe comenzar a más tardar el jueves después de la Elección. El proceso de escrutinio está abierto al público y continúa hasta su finalización. Después de completar este proceso, los resultados de la Elección se certifican y se hacen públicos.

Joe Paul Gonzalez

Registrar of Voters

Llame: (831) 636-4016 o (877) 777-4017

Visítenos en línea: www.sbcvote.us

Síganos en twitter:  @sbcvote

SAN BENITO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS

NOTICE OF OBSERVER OPPORTUNITIES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Elections Department will convene an Election Observer Panel to observe activities associated with the 2020 Presidential General Election, which will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Representatives of political party county central committees, advocacy groups, the County Grand Jury, and any member of the public are invited to participate. The following is a list of election activities open to the public to observe at any time. Please call the Election Office to confirm the actual date and time: (831) 636-4016.

Optical Scan Logic and Accuracy Testing

Logic and Accuracy testing verifies that the specific ballot information for each precinct is correct, checks the performance of the vote tabulating equipment, and ensures that all votes are recorded properly and tabulated accurately. Testing of the vote-tabulating equipment will begin the week of October 5, 2020 at the Elections Department, 440 5th Street, Room 201, Hollister, CA. 

ICX Ballot Marking Device Preparation and Testing

This is the loading of the voting data and comprehensive election logic and accuracy testing. Testing will begin the week of October 5, 2020 at the Elections Department, 440 5th Street, Room 201, Hollister, CA. 

Vote-by-Mail Board Ballot Processing

Pursuant to California Elections Code Section 15101, the Elections Department will begin processing of returned vote-by-mail ballot envelopes after October 5th, 2020. Processing will take place at the Elections Department, 440 5th Street, Room 205, Hollister, CA. 

Election Observer

This provides the public with the opportunity to observe the entire Election process, to build voter confidence & encourage more people to take part.

Election Night Ballot Receipt & Counting

The “Semi-Official Election Results” will be posted at approximately 8:01pm, Election Night, on the website www.sbcvote.us. Updates of results can also be found on the website (at approximately hourly intervals) until the Election night is complete.

Official Canvas

Pursuant to the California Elections Code Section 15301, the election canvass must start no later than the Thursday following the election. The canvass process is open to the public & continues until completed. After completing this process, the election results are then certified and made public.   

Joe Paul Gonzalez

Registrar of Voters

Call: (831) 636-4016 or (877) 777-4017

Visit us online: www.sbcvote.us

Follow us on twitter:  @sbcvote

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the General Election will be held in the County of San Benito on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for the following offices:

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The PowerPoint presentation of our Candidate Information Session is available for download in either the original PowerPoint, or in PDF format.

PowerPoint: Election Info Session.pptx

PDF: Election Info Session.pdf

Join us for a video Candidate Information Session. Learn more about how to become a qualified candidate for the November 3, 2020 election. Join us on zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/99266449480?fbclid=IwAR1GFRb4Pntw25KSzKOaKqzTQvHT8vzoIxuhpDKeTRnkOfb1bPv5pxghsSg

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will allow adults to obtain marriage licenses via video conference rather than in person amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, adults who wish to be married can conduct a ceremony to solemnize the marriage via videoconference. The provisions will be in place for the next 60 days.

For more information, please read the following instructions here and call the County Clerk Office to set an appointment at (831) 636-4029.

Press release for the public. Our Official Canvass – Statement of Vote for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election has been certified and adopted by the Board of Supervisors.

To view the full News Release please click here.

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