Candidates can file for office

Ponca City Now - April 8, 2014 1:51 pm

Political hopefuls are heading to the state capitol to file for the 2014 election ballot starting today.

More than 300 positions are up for grabs.

Positions open in this area are District 8 Attorney, District 10 State Senate seat, District 37 and 38 State House of Representative seat, District 8 Judge, County Assessor, County Treasurer and District 1 and 3 County Commissioner.

Current District 8 Attorney, Brian Hermanson announced his plan to run for re-election a few weeks ago.

“Well while we have accomplished a lot during the last three and a half years, I still see there are a lot things we can do to try and improve the office," Hermanson said. "Also the things we do on a day-to-day basis up here are so important, the safety of the people of Kay County and Noble County, that I just feel that with the experience that I now have and the staff that I got up here that we can continue to do great things for the citizens.”

Hermanson is making the trip to the capitol this morning to officially file his paperwork for re-election.

Candidates can register today, tomorrow and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Candidates will also be filing for the two U.S. Senate, five U.S. Representative seats, Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Mary Fallin has already announced her plan to run for re-election.

According to the Associated Press one candidate was at the capitol yesterday, in line more than 15 hours early to register.

Max Wolfey, 60 is filing for District 95 State House seat representing Midwest City.

We will be updating live as soon as a candidates file.


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