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What's on the ballot in Orange County?

Candidates in the May 1 election include several mayor and city council races.

ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — Voters in Orange County have several mayor and city council races on the ballot.

On Election day, May 1, polls open at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 7 p.m. Anyone in line by 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

Here's everything you need to know before you head to the polls!

What you need to bring to vote

In Texas, you need one of these to cast your vote: 

  • Your DPS driver license 
  • Personal ID issued by DPS
  • Texas Election ID certificate
  • Texas handgun license issued by DPS
  • Military ID card with photo
  • U.S. Passport with photo
  • U.S. citizenship certificate with photo

See photos of the above examples here

RELATED: What you need to bring with you to the polls in Texas

Polling locations

There are seven locations across Orange County for you to cast your ballot on Election Day. Registered voters are only allowed to vote at their registered voting box. 

LIST: Here are the poling locations for May 1

What's on the ballot

Here's a link to the May 1 sample ballots

Bridge City ISD

  • Place One
    • Patty Collins
    • Paul Zoch 
  • Place Two
    • Judy Cole
    • Caleb Hayes

City of Bridge City

  • City Council Place One, Two year term
    • Aaron Roccaforte
    • Carl Harbert
  • City Council Place Three, Two year term
    • Tammi Fisette
    • John P. Nickum
  • City Council Place Five, Two year term
    • Kenneth Prosperie, Sr.
    • Terri Gauthier

City of Orange

  • Mayor, Three-year term
    • Charles Thomas
    • Larry Spears Jr.
  • Council Place One, Three-year term
    • David C. Bailey
    • Patrick A. Pullen

City of Pinehurst

  • Mayor, One-year unexpired term
    • T.W. Permenter
  • Alderperson, One-year unexpired term
    • Greg Willis
    • Kerri Donnaud Arrington
  • Alderperson, Two-year term
    • Johnny Asevedo
    • J. Michael Shahan
    • Joey Vance
    • Troy Pierce
    • Sarah McClendon

City of Vidor

  • Mayor
    • Seth LaPray
    • Misty Songe
    • Ronnie Herrera
  • Council Ward One
    • Joseph Webb
    • Kelly Carder
  • Council Ward Four
    • Jessica Barker
  • Council Ward Six
    • Larry Williams  

City of West Orange

  • Mayor
    • Randy Branch
    • James (Jim) Whittington
  • Aldermen (2)
    • Brent Dearing
    • Jay Odom
    • Meritta Kennedy

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