County of San Benito Clerk, Auditor & Recorder

Elections (Registrar of Voters)

We understand elections are the foundation of democracy and good government. Elections must accurately reflect the intent of the electorate. Transparency, security, accuracy, privacy, and integrity are vital voter rights.

We are committed to maintaining public confidence in elections by assuring all of our elections are conducted in a fair, efficient and accurate manner with the highest level of integrity and vote security. The staff commits to excellence in maintaining up-to-date, accurate voter registration rolls to provide fair and equal opportunities for all qualified voters to participate in the democratic process.

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Your New Voting Experience is Here

San Benito County Elections Department is modernizing voting and providing voters with greater flexibility and convenience.

What’s changed?​

Starting with the June 7, 2022, Statewide Direct Primary Election 

  • Every registered voter will receive a Vote by Mail ballot starting 29 days before Election Day
  • Voters can vote at any of the Vote Centers in San Benito County
  • 2 Vote Centers will be open 11 days, including Election Day (open starting on 10/29/22)
  • 2 additional Vote Centers will be open for 4 days, including Election Day (open starting on 11/5/22)
  • 6 ballot drop boxes will be open for 29 days, including Election Day (10/10/2022 – 11/8/2022)

Compared to the traditional polling place model, the VCA model provides more locations to get
a replacement ballot (on-demand), a greater number of accessible voting machines, and more
language assistance for voters.

The Drop Box Locations are:

Vote Center locations are:

For information on accessible voting, visit our Accessible Voting for Citizens with Disabilities page and our VAAC page.

For information on language assistance, visit our LAAC page.

For more information, view our Voters Choice Act Page.

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