The upcoming election to be held in the Port Isabel-San Benito Navigation District will be:

May 6, 2023

At the election, the following Places will be up for election:

Place 3

First day to File an Application for a Place on the BallotDeadline to File an Application for a Place on the Ballot
January 18, 2023February 17, 2023

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot

Locations of Election polling places listed below are subject to change due to Covid-19 and other requirements:

Click here for Polling Locations (Updates Coming Soon)

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivision

Order of Election

Notice of Drawing for a Place on the Ballot (Aviso de dibujo para lugar en la boleta electoral).

Appointment of Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate (click by Place)

  • Place 3

Political Subdivision Boundary Map

** For additional information and forms, please visit:

Texas Secretary of State – https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/index.shtml

Texas Ethics Commission – https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/local/localcohfrm.php


Victor Barrera, Place 1
Chairman, Term May 2021 – May 2025

Joe Martinez, Place 2
Secretary, Term May 2021 – May 2025

Robert Ostos, Place 3
Member, Term May 2019 – May 2023

*Commissioners are elected by plurality, at large by place. 

  • Definition of Plurality system,
    • Electoral process in which the candidate who polls more votes than any other candidate is elected.
  • Definition of At-Large by place,
    • The candidates run in separate groups on the ballot, for each position or place
    • All the qualified voters in the political subdivision may vote in the race


Sec. 63.082. QUALIFICATIONS.Segundo. 63.082. CALIFICACIONES.
To be qualified for appointment as a commissioner, a person must be a resident of the district, a freehold property taxpayer, and a qualified elector of the county.Para ser elegible para el nombramiento como comisionado, una persona debe ser residente del distrito, contribuyente de propiedad absoluta y elector calificado del condado.