Candidates for the Board of Education in 15 Pottawatomie County school districts will file their Declarations of Candidacy over three days beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 5th, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, Pottawatomie County Election Board Secretary Jeannie Stover said.

Stover said the official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7th. All candidate filings will occur at the Pottawatomie County Election Board office, 14101 Acme Rd, in Shawnee, Stover explained.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled February 14th, 2017. If no candidate receives more than 50% 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 4th, 2017.

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. 2

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

• Pleasant Grove C-29 School District--------Office No. 2

• South Rock Creek C-32 School District-----Office No. 2

• McLoud I-1 School District-----------------Office No. 2

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

• Bethel I-3 School District--------------------Office No. 2

• Macomb I-4 School District------------------Office No. 2

• Earlsboro I -5 School District-----------------Office No. 2

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

• Shawnee I-93 School District----------------Office No. 5 and 7 • Asher I-112 School District-----------------Office No.

• Wanette I-115 School District---------------Office No. 2 • Maud I-117 School District-------------------Office No. 2

• Gordon Cooper TC- 5----------------------Office No. 4

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