Friday, November 22, 2019

Candidate Filing Set to Begin Monday, Dec. 2

Candidates for the Board of Education in Sequoyah County school districts will file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 2nd, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, Sequoyah County Election Board Secretary Cindy Osborn said today.

Osborn said the official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4th. All candidate filings will occur at the Sequoyah County Election Board office, 110 E Creek Ave, in Sallisaw Oklahoma, Osborn said.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Board of Education Primary Election scheduled Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 and the Board of Education General Election on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020. If only two candidates file, the position will be filled at the General Election. If more than two candidates file, a Primary Election will be held. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in the Primary Election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in the General Election.

Candidates may file for the following offices:

Belfonte School District C-50 --Office No.3 (3yr)
Brushy School District C-36 --Office No. 3 (3yr)
Gans School District I-4 –Office No.5 (5yr) No.3 (3yr unexpired)
Liberty School District C-1-- Office No. 3 (3yr)
Marble City School District C-35—Office No.2 (3yr)
Moffett School District C-68—Office No.3 (3yr) Office No.2 (2yr unexpired)
Muldrow School District I-3 Office No.5 (5yr)
Roland School District I-5 Office No.5 (5yr)
Sallisaw School District I-1 Office No.5 (5yr)
Vian School District I-2 Office No.5 (5yr)

Gore School District I-6 Office No.5 (5yr)

Braggs School District I-46 Office No.5 (5yr)
Vo-Tech No. 4: Zone 2 (5yr)

Mayor, 3 year term 
Chief of Police, 3 year term

For more information, contact the Sequoyah County Election Board at 918-775-2614.

KXMX News Staff

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