11/7/2013 10:01:50 AM
12/7/2016 1:45:08 PM
by Scott Cloud/Newkirk Herald Journal
Candidates for the Board of Education in seven Kay County School Districts file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, December 5, 2016.
The Newkirk seat on the board is currently held by Glenna Blair.
As of noon Tuesday, Phil Knight and Bill Hobbs have filed for Blair's board seat.
Cheryl Howard, Secretary of the Kay County Election Board, said the filing period ends at 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 7th.
The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled February 14, 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 an election on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board Office include the following:
Newkirk - Office #2, 5 year term
Kildare School - Office #2, 3 year term
Peckham School - Office #3, 3 year term
Pioneer Technology - Office #5, 5 year term