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

May 1, 2021

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

Place 1

Place 2

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

Click here for Polling Locations

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivision

Order of Election: Issued January 21, 2021

Amended Order of Election: Issued March 23, 2021

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on Ballot (Aviso de fecha limite para presentar solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta)

The following forms apply to the Port Isabel – San Benito Navigation District General Election on May 1, 2021, as they may apply, and must be completed in full and filed with the Port Isabel – San Benito Navigation District. All forms and applications, once completed, may be emailed to the Port Isabel – San Benito Navigation District to Ana@pisbnd.com.

See Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on Ballot above for filing dates. The Declaration of Write-in Candidacy is to be filed after February 12 and prior to 5:00PM February 16, 2021, if Candidate does not meet the 5:00PM February 12, 2021, filing deadline for a place on ballot.

(Los siguientes formularios se aplican a las Elecciones Generales del Distrito de Navegación De Puerto Isabel-San Benito el 1 de mayo de 2021, según corresponda, y deben completarse en su totalidad y presentarse ante el Distrito de Navegación Puerto Isabel-San Benito.  Todos los formularios y solicitudes, una vez completados, pueden enviarse por correo electrónico al Distrito de Navegación de Puerto Isabel-San Benito para Ana@pisbnd.com. Consulte aviso de fecha límite para presentar solicitudes para el lugar en la boleta anterior para las fechas de presentación.  La Declaración de Candidatura por escrito se presentará después del 12 de febrero y antes de las 5:00PM del 16 de febrero de 2021, si el Candidato no cumple con las 5:00PM del 12 de febrero de 2021, presentando la fecha límite para un lugar en la boleta.)

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)

Notice of General Election

Political Subdivision Boundary Map

Sample Ballot

Early Voting Turnout / Daily Rosters

** 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 2017 – May 2021

Manuel R. Garcia, II, Place 2
Secretary, Term May 2017 – May 2021

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


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.)

Future Election is May 6, 2023 for 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