Commissioners bid farewell to Brown Posted in: News Outgoing Van Zandt County Pct. 1 Commissioner Brandon Brown received congratulations and appreciation for his service to VZC from the other members of the commissioners’ court during their final 2020 regular meeting Dec. 23. Brown was defeated in his bid for reelection by Chad LaPrade in the July 14 Runoff Election.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!