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Candidate filing period opens next week

Presidential candidate filing period approaching

The three-day candidate filing period for Oklahoma’s presidential preference primary is next week.

Candidates can submit their statements of candidacy between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the State Election Board, located in room G28 of the Oklahoma State Capitol.

At the conclusion, the election board will post a list of filed candidates on its website.

Monday through Wednesday of next week also is the candidate filing period for candidates seeking school board seats across the state. Candidates can file their paperwork with their county election board.

For more information, call the State Election Board’s customer service line at 521-2391 or visit

Staff reports