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If You Want To Be Heard, Vote!

The Registrar of Voters Office offers translation assistance for residents who primarily speak a language other than English. Cast your ballot by March 5 for the Presidential Primary Election. You have one vote, make it count!

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Breaking the Cycle: The County of Santa Clara Provides Services to Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

People reentering a life after incarceration often struggle with unemployment, homelessness, food insecurity, and, in some cases, support for sober living. To address these challenges and to break the cycle of incarceration, the Office of Diversion and Reentry Services (ODRS) offers essential services to help people successfully transition back into the community after being released from jail or prison.

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County by the numbers

County services and programs deliver impact that improves our lives

$200
Approximate monthly grant deposited to you to help offset the costs of out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.
The MedAssist program offers financial assistance for diabetes, asthma, and epinephrine auto injector.
Apply for MedAssist Program
98%
Dog and cat animal shelter adoption rate.
The perfect pet is waiting for you!
Visit our adoption centers.
252,000
Park and open space acreage.
Residents enjoy our parks for activities such as hiking, tennis, and more.
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Meet your elected

Board of Supervisors

Elected Officers

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County Assessor

Lawrence E. Stone

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District Attorney

Jeffrey Rosen

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County Sheriff

Robert Jonsen

County Executive

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County Executive

James R. Williams