Candidates for the Board of Education in 8 Pontotoc County School Districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

Personnel of the Pontotoc County Election Board said the filing period will end at p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Candidates for the Board of Education in the Pontotoc Technology Center also will file their Declarations during the same time period.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled for Feb. 5, 2008, the same date as the Presidential Preferential primary Election. If no school board candidate receives more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in this election, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will meet in an election on Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

Offices for which Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the County Election Board office include the following:

Ada SD I-19, incumbent Todd Boone, Ward 4; Allen SDI-1, incumbent Robert Hammonds; Byng SD I-16, incumbent Judy Brooks, Ward 3; Latta SD I-24, incumbent Royce Chandler; Pickett Center C-20 and Center VT-1, incumbent Jennifer McGinnis; Roff SD I-27, incumbent Bill Lee; Stonewall SD I-9, incumbent Melvin Ohlsen; and Pontotoc Technology, incumbent Mick Cowan.

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