County of San Benito, County Clerk & Recorder

Contests up for election – March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary

The Signatures-in-Lieu Period for the March 2020 election is:  September 12, 2019 through November 6, 2019. 

The Nomination Period is:  November 11, 2019 through December 6, 2019.

For the full calendar of Election related events, click here

** Note: The offices listed here are subject to change.  Any incumbent who resigns before the nomination filing period, may leave a seat open that will require its appearance on the ballot.  Every attempt will be made to keep this list complete and updates will be made as soon as any changes are brought to our attention.

Selecting the “View Map” link, displays a Map of the area where one must reside to be eligible to run for or vote on the office.  Once open, you can enter an address and if the point is inside the colored region, then the address falls within that district.

Contests available for the March 2020 Presidential Primary Election are:

Presidential (Voted on by party)

Presidential nominees are voted on by party.  There are currently 6 qualified parties in California.  This may change prior to the election in 2020.  Voters can only vote for nominees for the party in which the voter is registered.  

Qualified Parties are (in alphabetical order):

  • American Independent
  • Democratic
  • Green
  • Libertarian
  • Peace and Freedom
  • Republican

Voters registered as “No Party Preference” or with a non-qualified party will receive a ballot without a parties’ presidential candidate choices unless the voter chooses to crossover to the American Independent, Democratic or Libertarian parties, or re-registers in one of the other 3 parties. For more information please see the Secretary of State’s How to Vote For President web page.

State  (Top 2 move on to November General Election)

  • US Congress / District 20 (2 years)
  • Member of Assembly / District 30 (2 years)


  • County Supervisor


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