Of the eight school districts and the two career tech districts in Okfuskee county, only one district is having an election. Two individuals filed for both Weleetka Public Schools seats 2 and 4.
Running for seat 4 are Bobbie Sue Joslin and Howard Goodnight. Neither currently are holding the position. The election for this seat, a five-year term, will be held on April 2, 2019. Seat 2 is an unexpired term currently held by Season Pinkston. She drew Sheena Dover as an opponent. The election will be held on February 12, 2019 for the three-year term.
Graham-Dustin also had two seats up for election. Seat 2 will now be held by Kenny D. Jennings for a three-year term and seat 4 will still be held by Penny Frair for a five-year term. Bearden had one seat open for an unexpired term. Mark Maples will continue to hold seat 1 for a three-year term.
Mason, Okemah and Paden also only had one seat up for election. Each seat is a five-year term and will still be held by Jody Gordon, Randy Colbert and Jeremiah Case, respectively.
Butner and Wetumka both has two seats poised for election. Butner seat 4 will be held by Timothy Graves for a five-year term and seat 2 will be held by Donna Glenn for a three-year term. Wetumka’s seat 4 will by held by Donald Williamson for a five-year term and seat 2 will be held by Brad Burton for a three-year term.
The career techs, Gordon Cooper and Wes Watkins, each had a seat coming up for election. Both seats are for a five-year term and will be held by Karl Dean Evans, Jr. and Shelly J. Carter, respectively.