Elections

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 Ballot – January 18, 2023

Deadline to File an Application for a place on Ballot – February 17, 2023

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

Click here for Polling Locations

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivision

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

Minutes of the Official Election Canvass for May 01, 2021 General Election

** 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

COMMISSIONERS

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

REQUIREMENTS TO RUN FOR OFFICE

Texas Water Code Chapter 63 Sec. 63.082. QUALIFICATIONS.

To be qualified for appointment as a 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.

(Segundo. 63.082. CALIFICACIONES. Para ser elegible para el nombramiento como comisionado, una persona debe ser residente del distrito, contribuyente de propiedad absoluta y elector calificado del condado.)