The filing period for four county seats is underway. The first day of filing saw five candidates throw their name in the ring.

The statewide candidate filing period begins at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, said Julie Dermody, Secretary of the Rogers County Election Board.

Filing will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The deadline for filing as a candidate is 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, no exceptions.

Candidates for state offices file with the Secretary of the State Election Board in Oklahoma City. Candidates for county offices file with the Secretary of the County Election Board.

Dermody said that the following county offices will be filled this year: County Clerk, Court Clerk, Sheriff and District 2 County Commissioner.      

More details will be added as the filing period continues.