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Filing For Election Begins

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Texomans interested in running for political office are now able to do so.  Wednesday was the first day potential candidates could file to run for office in several areas in Texoma. 

The elections for Wichita Falls Mayor and several councilor positions are being held on May 10th.  Those wishing to become candidates must file an application for a place on the ballot, along with a $100 filing fee, or petition signed by at least 50 qualified voters in the city.  Applications are available at the City Clerk’s Office on 7th Street, which is open from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Wednesday is also the first day you can file in Burkburnett and Vernon.  Applications are available at the city office on Sheppard Road for Burkburnett and at the city’s secretary office on Wilbarger Street for Vernon.