The Port Arthur News
ORANGE — John Dubose, a former Orange County Precinct 3 Commissioner, led the Republican nominees for the Orange County Judge race with 1,606 votes after the early ballots were tallied.
Brint Carlton, who works in the Orange County District Attorney's office, and former State Rep. Mike Hamilton are neck in neck with 1,197 and 1,022 votes, respectively. Former Orange County Sheriff Mike White is in last place with 924 votes.
Longtime Orange County Judge Carl Thibodeaux announced in October that he would not seek a sixth term.