Thirteen candidates were at the Wichita County Courthouse to announce they were running for Wichita County elected positions. Today's announcement took place at 1 p.m. on the second floor of the courthouse building. There were many who announced they were running for re-election, there were also those who had never run before.
While much of the attention was focused around Wichita County Judge Woodrow "Woody" Gossom announcement to run for re-election. Wichita County Commissioner of Precinct 2 Pat Norriss announced that she would not seek another term after serving four consecutive terms in office.