Primary Election in Jefferson County set for Tuesday; see times and locations

Published 12:20 am Saturday, March 2, 2024

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The March Primary election is almost upon us.

Locally on the Republican side, there are two contested races, State Representative District 21 and county commissioner.

  • State Representative District 21; incumbent Dade Phelan, Alicia Davis, David Covey
  • Jefferson County Commissioner Precinct 1: incumbent Vernon Pierce, Brandon Willis

Locally on the Democrat side, there are contested races for State Representative District 22, sheriff, county chair, constable, justice of the peace and precinct chairs.

  • State Representative District 22: incumbent Christian Manuel, Al “Jamie” Prince Jr., Luther Wayne Martin III
  • Jefferson County Sheriff: incumbent Zena Stephens and Shanter R. Norman
  • Jefferson County Democratic Chair: Joseph Trahan, Alfred Dean
  • Constable Precinct 1: Jevonne Smith Pollard, Donald Ray Jackson
  • Constable Precinct 6: Lawrence Gobert, Everett “Ed” Cormier Sr.
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1: incumbent Naomi Eugenia Doyle, Pamela Terry Haynes
  • Precinct 2 Chair: 2 Gurrnett Carrier, Ron Mathis
  • Precinct 5 Chair: Tasha Cole, A’bria Gordon
  • Precinct 21 Chair: Isaih Pickens, Kimberly Gobert
  • Precinct 22 Chair: Willette Samuel, Wilmeretta Lowe
  • Precinct 68 Chair: Beverly Hatcher, Jodera Deal-Richardson
  • Precinct 88 Chair: Sylvia Johnson, Joy Terrell, Mary Ekene

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Voting is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 5) at locations around the area.

Polling locations for Port Arthur, Mid County:

Port Arthur

  • DeQueen Elementary, 740 DeQueen Blvd.
  • Zion Hill Baptist Church, 5848 Roosevelt Ave.
  • Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse, 525 Lakeshore Dr.
  • Port Acres Elementary, 5900 Jade Ave.
  • Port Arthur Library, 4615 9th Ave.
  • Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church (St. Joseph Hall) 801 9th Ave.
  • R.L. Gabby Eldridge Center, 5262 S. Gulfway Dr., Sabine Pass.
  • Travis Elementary, 1115 Lakeview Ave.
  • Willie Ryman Community Center, 3248 39th Street


  • Nederland City Hall, 207 N. 12th St.
  • Nederland Recreation Center, 2301 Avenue H
  • Jefferson County WCID 10 Fire Station, 2024 Spurlock Road.


  • Groves Public Library, 5600 West Washington.

 Port Neches

  • Hebert Library, 2025 Merriman St.
  • Port Neches City Hall, 1005 Merriman

There are a number of Beaumont area polling locations as well.