When it comes to the Orange County commissioners, the incumbents will remain.
Commissioner At Large Barry Jacobs and District 2 Commissioner Earl McKee maintained their seats, beating out challengers Bonnie Hauser and Mark Marcoplos.
Four candidates are heading into the county commissioners’ race Tuesday but only two will emerge representing Orange County.
Challenger Bonnie Hauser and incumbent Barry Jacobs want to be Orange County commissioner at-large while incumbent Earl McKee and challenger Mark Marcoplos are vying for the District 2 seat.
The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.
Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.