Luce seeks County Judge seat

Published 6:27 am Saturday, November 25, 2017

By Kenneth Luce

Hello, my name is Kenneth Robert Luce and I am writing to announce my candidacy for Orange County Judge.

I was born in 1963 in Wilmington Delaware and moved to Southeast Texas in 1976. I became actively involved with the Vidor Volunteer Fire Department in 1978 as a junior firefighter and am still an active member of Orange County ESDS #1 (Formerly Vidor Volunteer Fire Department). I graduated from Vidor High School in 1982 and attended Lamar Institute of Technology to obtain my State Firefighter Certification along with my Emergency Medical Technician, Intermediate level. I am a state certified Fire Investigator and I am also a commissioned Correctional Officer and former employee of Orange County Sheriff’s Office. I hold a FEMA Professional Development Series certification and was Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for Orange County for approximately a year and a half. During that time I performed Duties of Risk Management also. I am currently employed by AAY Associates, as a Shift Supervisor at Cheniere LNG in Cameron Parish, La.

I have been married to my lovely wife Rose for ten years. We have no children together; however we have seven daughters, one son and eight grandchildren between us, and 5 fur babies. I live in Vidor and attend First United Methodist Church here.

One of My reasons for seeking election as County Judge is to reverse the decline of economic growth in this county. With the stagnant growth in the county, there has been increased unemployment and loss of population as people go elsewhere to find jobs.

Another reason for seeking elections is to try not to create more or greater tax burdens on the citizens.

If elected I plan to work for ALL the citizens of Orange County and will be their voice.

As George Bernard Shaw said: Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

I’m asking for your support and thank you for considering me for this position.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. My phone number is (409)790-1979 or you can email me at