Poteau, Oklahoma - The statewide candidate filing period begins at 8 am Wednesday, April 11, said Sharon Steele, Secretary of the Leflore County Election Board.
Filing will be from 8 am to 5 pm. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
The deadline for filing as a candidate is 5 p.m. Friday, April 13, no exceptions.
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.
Steele said that the following county offices will be filled this year: County Assessor, County Treasurer, County Commissioner Dristrict No. 1 and 3.
For more election-related information, call the County Election Board at (918) 647-3701, or visit www.elections.ok.gov