Candidate filing to begin April 13

Statewide election activity begins officially at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, when the official candidate filing period opens, Jennifer L. Wilson, Secretary of the Jackson County Election Board, said today.

Candidates for state offices file with the Secretary of the State Election Board in Oklahoma City. Candidates for county offices file with the Secretary of the County Election Board.

Wilson said that the following county offices will be filled this year: Court Clerk, 4 year term; County Treasurer, 4 year term; Sheriff, 4 year term; and County Commissioner District 2, 4 year term.

For more election-related information, call the County Election Board at 580-482-2370, or visit

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