Early voting begins Monday

Published 12:23 am Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Polls will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 19 for early voting for the May 1, 2021 Election.

Early voting will be conducted each weekday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning on April 19, 2021 and ending on April 27, 2021 including two 12-hour days, April 20, 2021 and April 27, 2021 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Orange Public Library

(Ira Williamson Meeting Room) 220 N. 5th Street

Orange, Texas 77630

  • Bridge City ISD

Administration Building (Board Room) 1031 W. Roundbunch Road

Bridge City, Texas 77611

  • Raymond Gould Community Center

385 Claiborne

Vidor, Texas 77662

  • Orange County Convention & Expo Center (Dupont Room)

11475 Highway 1442

Orange, TX 77630

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to:

Tina Barrow, Administrator

Orange County Elections Administration

123 S. Sixth Street

Orange, Texas 77630

Applications for ballots by mail must be received not later than the close of business on April 20, 2021.

Contested races are:

City of Orange


Larry Spears Jr. *

Charles Thomas


Council Member Place 1

David C. Bailey

Patrick A. Pullen*


City of Pinehurst

Alderperson-At-Large (one-year unexpired term) 1 position

Greg Willis*

Kerri Donnaud Arrington


Alderperson-At-Large (two full year terms) 3 positions

Johnny Asevedo

Sarah McClendon *

  1. Michael Shahan*

Joey Vance*

Troy Pierce


City of West Orange


James “Jim” Whittington

Randell Branch



Jay Odom

Meritta Kennedy


Bridge City ISD School Board 

Place One

Patty Collins*

Paul Zoch


Place Two

Judy Cole*

Caleb Hayes


* Incumbent


The West Orange-Cove CISD canceled the election scheduled to be held on May 1, 2021, as all incumbents are unopposed.


The following unopposed candidates are:

Tricia Stroud*

Roderick Robertson*