Don Loucks announces Republican campaign for Bastrop County Judge Posted in: News Former Bastrop County Commissioner and retired United States Air Force fighter pilot Don Loucks has formally announced that he is seeking the Republican Party nomination for Bastrop County Judge. The incumbent, Paul Pape, announced that he is not seeking reelection.“After a lifetime of service to my country, I returned home to Bastrop County. I have continued to serve my state, community, and our Republican Party. I’m running because it’s time to put conservative principles to work in Bastrop County government. As your next County Judge, I will take the steps necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of our citizens,”PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!