San Benito County Elections Office. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Elections Department alerts of scammers

San Benito County elections says officials do not go door-to-door collecting personal voter information.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: Elections are Like PayPal

Resident Steven Umfleet writes about his observations on the intricacies of our elections process, and the importance of understanding and monitoring the system.

David Quick said the demonstration was to show the transparency of the ballot process in the county. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

County election office holds public demonstration of voting system

Officials explain how it works and ensure it’s secure and accurate.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Money talks with Betabel project

Mary Zanger writes that the vote of the community was ignored.

Elections office is the two story building on the right.  (Google Photo)

Government / Politics

Important Notice from San Benito County Elections Department

A postcard will be sent to 6,210 voters who have not voted in the last 4 years and have not changed their name, address, or party preference.

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Wake up, Catholic voters

We are taught that what the Church teaches precedes politics, party loyalties and leanings

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Government / Politics

November ballot finalized; large turnout expected

Redistricting changes some polling places, large voter turnout expected for presidential election


Government / Politics

Election counting nearly complete

If all goes as planned, primary totals will be available at county website before deadline of June 29

Curro said there is confusion about certain voting procedures.

Government / Politics

Election and Voter Information Public Forum Scheduled May 14

A public forum will be held to inform voters about ballots, registration and voter rights

Mary and Andy Hsia-Coron turn in more than 4,000 signatures to election officials.


“Protect Our Water” Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

San Benito Rising group hands in three times the amount of signatures needed.