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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Annual elections: Three-day school board filing starts Monday

  • Filing for open school board seats begins at 8 a.m. Monday.
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    Filing for open school board seats begins at 8 a.m. Monday.
    Several seats in both Pottawatomie and Lincoln County will be open for election in February 2014 and the filing period for interested candidates to declare their candidacy begins Monday and continues through Wednesday.
    Candidates for open Board of Education seats in 23 Pottawatomie County school districts and since districts in Lincoln County have three days to file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday at their prospective election boards.
    Diana Knight, secretary of the Pottawatomie County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4.
    Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled Feb. 11, 2014.
    If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in the election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in an election run-off on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
     
    Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the Pottawatomie County Election Board office on Acme Road in Shawnee include the following:
    • McLoud I-1 School District, Office No. 4
    • Dale I-2 School District, Office No. 4
    • Bethel I-3 School District, Office No. 4
    • Macomb I-4 School District, Office No. 4 .
    • Earlsboro I-4 School District, Office No. 4
    • Tecumseh I-92 School District, Office No. 4
    • Shawnee I-93 School District, Office No. 3, Office No. 6 and No. 7
    • Asher I-112 School District, Office No. 4
    • Wanette I-115 School District, Office No. 4, Office No. 3, and Office No. 1.
    • Maud I-117 School District, Office No. 4 5 yr.
    • North Rock Creek C-10 School District, Office No. 2 3yr • Grove C-27 School District, Office No. 2 3 yr.
    • Pleasant Grove C-29 School District Office No. 2 3 yr.
    • South Rock Creek C-32 School District Office No.2 3yr.
    • Gordon Cooper TC-5 School District Office No. 1 5 yr.
    • Mid America TC-8 School District, Office No. 5
    • Harrah I-7 School District, Office No. 4 5
    • Eastern Oklahoma Co. TC-23 School District Office No. 3
    • Meeker I-95 School District, Office No. 4
    • Prague I-103 School District, Office No. 4
    • Little Axe I-70 School District, Office No. 4
    • Konawa I-4 School District, Office No. 4 and 2
    • Strother I-14 School District, Office No. 4
     
    Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the Lincoln County Election Board office at the courthouse in Chandler include the following:
     
    • Agra School District, I-134 --- Office No. 4
    • Carney School District, I-105 --- Office No. 4
    • Chandler School District, I-1 --- Office No. 4
    Page 2 of 2 - • Davenport School District, I-3 --- Office No. 4
    • Meeker School District, I-95 --- Office No. 4
    • Prague School District, I-103 --- Office No. 4
    • Stroud School District, I-54 --- Office No. 4
    • Wellston School District, I-4 --- Office No. 4
    • White Rock School District, C-5 --- Office No. 3
     
     
    School Board filing packets are available on the State Election Boards website: www.elections.ok.gov.
     
     
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