The filing period is scheduled next week for those seeking Board of Education seats in 15 Pottawatomie County school districts.

Candidates must file their Declarations of Candidacy over three days beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7 and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary Jeannie Stover said.

The official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

All candidate filings will occur at the Pottawatomie County Election Board office, 14101 Acme Road in Shawnee, she said.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled Feb. 9, 2016. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in this election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in a runoff election on Tuesday, April 5.

Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office include the following:

• North Rock Creek C-10 School District. Office No. 1.

• Grove C-27 School District, Office No. 1.

• Pleasant Grove C-29 School District, Office No. 1.

• South Rock Creek C-32 School District, Office No. 1.

• McLoud I-1 School District, Office No. 1.

• Dale I-2 School District, Office No. 1.

• Bethel I-3 School District, Office No. 1.

• Macomb I-4 School District, Office No. 1.

• Earlsboro I-5 School District, Office No. 1; Office No. 4, and Office No. 5.

• Tecumseh I-92 School District, Office No. 1.

• Shawnee I-93 School District, Office No. 2 and No. 4.

• Asher I-112 School District, Office No. 1.

• Wanette I-115 School District, Office No. 1 and No. 4.

• Maud I-117 School District, Office No. 1.

• Gordon Cooper TC- 5, Office No. 3.

For more information, contact the Pottawatomie County Election Board at 405-273-8376.