Candidates for Okmulgee County Commissioner District Three will be putting their names on the line next week.
The filing period opens June 28 at 8 a.m. and will close June 30 at 5 p.m. Candidates must file at the Okmulgee County courthouse election board office.
That election was called to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of long-time county commissioner James Connors.
Voters will cast their ballots Tuesday, September 14 in the special primary election. If there is a race between democrat and republican candidates, the general election will be held Nov. 9.
Candidates can download an official filing packet from the State Election Board website at