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February 11, 2013

Candidates file for municipal elections

CLAREMORE — Municipal candidates have been announced for the upcoming non-partisan general election set for April 2. Claremore had open positions in Wards 1-4.

If elected, each candidate will serve four years —Ward 1 Claremore-Paula Watson; In Ward 2 Don Purkey will run against Dwayne Caldwell; Ward 3 Buddy Robertson and Ward 4 Bill Flanagen.
Catoosa has three four-year term positions available as well as a two-year position for  Ward 3 on the City Council. 
Filing for office were Ward 1 Catoosa Brenda Conley; In Ward 2 Sandra Myers will run against Thomas Sweet.  In Ward 3 Greg Williams will run against David Watt and Ward 5 Ralph McLaughlin. 
Verdigris had trustee openings for four-year terms in Ward 1 and 3 as well as a position for town clerk. Ward 1 position has not been filled, Keith L. Crawford filed in Ward 3, and Susan Beck filed for Town Clerk.
 Filing for Inola Trustee positions are Greg Lawrence, Bobby Kasten, Craig Savage, Peggy Harlow. Glenda Spurlock filed for treasurer. Each position is four years.
In Oologah, John Dirickson file din Ward 2 and Janet Miller will run against Mat Shockley in Ward 4.  Each position is four years.
Filing for Chelsea Trustees two-year terms are Jerry Moss and Bill Woodruff. Trustees for four-year terms are Howard Drake and Mike Provence.
Filing for Chelsea Treasurer’s  four-year term is George Fraley.

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