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By Dave Rogers
For The Record 

Early voting Feb. 14-25 for 2022 Primary

 

Last updated 2/14/2022 at 3:40pm

Early voting begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14 for the 2022 Primary election that will determine who's on the Nov. 8 midterm election.

Early voting runs from Feb. 14-25 with varying hours (see below) and no voting on Feb. 21, President's Day.

Voters may vote in either the Republican or Democrat Party primary, but only one. They may vote in any of the county's four early voting locations, but those waiting to vote until March 1, must do so at the voting location that matches the Precinct number on their voter registration card.

The ballot in Orange County is topped by the race for the District 14 House of Representatives seat held currently by Randy Weber, R-Friendswood.

After the winners are sworn in next January, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin will no longer represent Orange County. That’s because of the 2021 redrawing of district lines which are adjusted every 10 years, after the U.S. Census.

Because of a slow rate of growth in East Texas relative to the state average, Weber’s District 14, which previously ran from Brazoria County to the Neches River, now extends to cover Orange County.

The state portion of the ballot includes Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Commissioner of Agriculture, Railroad Commissioner, three seats on the State Supreme Court, three seats on the Court of Criminal Appeals, one seat on the 9th Court of Appeals, and 260th State District Court, District 7 State Board of Education, District 3 State Senate and District 21 State House of Representatives.

Orange County offices on the Republican primary ballot are County Judge, Judge of County Court at Law, District Clerk, County Clerk, County Treasurer, Precinct 2 Commissioner, Precinct 4 Commissioner and Justices of the Peace for Precinct 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Only two Orange County races drew as many as two candidates and the Democratic Party put forth no names for the offices.

Voting locations and hours follow:

Orange County Voting Locations

Primary Election

Early Voting, Feb. 14-25

Orange Public Library

220 N 5th Street, Orange 77630

Mauriceville Community Center

7441 Cohenour Road – Orange 77632

Orange County Airport

2640 S Hwy 87 – Orange 77630

Raymond Gould Community Center

385 Claiborne – Vidor 77662

Polls open:

Feb 14 – Feb 18 (Mon – Fri) 8:00 am– 5:00 pm

Feb 19 (Saturday) 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Feb 20 (Sunday) 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Feb 22 - Feb 25 (Tues – Fri) 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Orange County Voting Locations

Primary Election March 1, 2022

Polls open 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

By Voting Precinct Boxes

1. Cove Baptist Church, 1005 Dupont Dr., Orange

2. West Orange Cove ISD Administration Bldg, 902 W. Park Ave., Orange

3. North School, 801 Cordrey St., Orange

4. Alexander Homes Senior Citizens Center, 2023 N. 4th St., Orange

5. West Orange Cove ISD Administration Bldg, 902 W. Park Ave., Orange

6. North Orange Pentecostal, 7144 N. 16th St. (N. Hwy 87), Orange

7. St. Francis Catholic Church, 4300 Meeks Dr., Orange

8. LCM Administration Building, 6586 FM 1130, Orange

9. Sabine River Authority, 12777 N. Hwy 87, Orange

10. Winfree Baptist Church, 19525 Hwy 62 S., Orange

11. West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Ave., Orange

12. West Orange Stark High School, 1400 Newton St., Orange

13. Masonic Temple, 3528 South St., Orange

14. West Orange-Stark Elementary, 2605 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Orange

15. Texas Dept. of Transportation Building, 3128 N. Hwy 62, Mauriceville

16. Mauriceville Volunteer Fire Department, 10691 N. Hwy 62, Mauriceville

17. Pine Forest Baptist Church, 4800 N. Main St., Vidor

18. Vidor Junior High, 945 Tram Road, Vidor

19. Raymond Gould Community Center, 385 Claiborne St., Vidor

20. Vidor High School, 500 Orange St., Vidor

21. Rose City City Hall, 370 Rose City Dr., Vidor

22. Pecan Acres Baptist Church, 14795 Duncan Woods Lane, Vidor

23. Orangefield Cormier Museum, 9908 FM 105, Orangefield

24. Bridge City High School, 2690 Texas Ave., Bridge City

25. Bridge City Public Works Building, 220 Nitsche St., Bridge City

26. Bridge City Knights of Columbus Hall, 495 W. Roundbunch Road, Bridge City

27. Pine Forest Elementary School, 4150 N. Main St., Vidor

28. St. Paul Methodist Church, 1155 W. Roundbunch Road, Bridge City

29. Vidor High School, 500 Orange St., Vidor

30. Orange County Drainage District, 8081 Old Hwy 90, Orange

31. Precinct 2 Commissioners Office, 11867 Hwy 62, Orange

32. Orange County Expo Center, 11475 Hwy 1442, Orange

33. Vidor Elementary School, 400 E. Railroad St., Vidor

34. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1600 N. Main St., Vidor

 

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