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April 9, 2014

Candidates begin filing for county, statewide races

Rogers County Election Board seeks workers


The candidate filing period for the June 24 statewide election officially opened Wednesday morning, and will remain open until 5 p.m. Friday. 
Candidates who have filed for Rogers County offices include: Republican Cathy Pinkerton-Baker for county treasurer, Republican Ron Burrows for District 3 County Commissioner and Democrat Dan DeLozier for District 1 County Commissioner.
Rogers County fire district candidates who have filed include: Dan Merkey for Verdigris Fire District seat 2 and Mike Roberts for Foyil Fire District seat 1.
Local candidates who have filed for state, legislative and judicial offices include: State District Judges Sheila A. Condren, District 12, office 2; Dwayne Steidley, District 13, office 2; James Caputo will run against Daman Cantrell for District 14, office 3; and Rogers County Associate District Judge Steve Pazzo. Republicans Erin O’ Quinn, Matthew Ballard and Janice Steidley filed for District Attorney, District 12.
Republican Marty Quinn filed for District 2 State Senator and Republican Rick Brinkley, District 34 State Senator. 
Republican Terry O’ Donnnel filed for District 22 State Representative and Republican David Derby filed for District 74 State Representative.
Additional candidates will be announced throughout the filing period.
Julie Dermody, Rogers County Election Board secretary, said staff is in need of workers for the upcoming primary election.
Training classes for residents interested in assisting with the election, are available at the Rogers County Election Board, located at 415 West First Street in Claremore. 
For more information on the training courses, current precinct locations or to register to vote visit or call 918-341-2965. Residents should register to vote before May 30 to vote in the June 24 primary election. 

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