DELAWARE COUNTY As of Wednesday morning, no new filings for candidacy for school board seats has been filed. On Monday six of the twelve school board seats open were filed. Filing for these positions will end at 5 p.m. today.

Candidates for the nine school districts began their filing for candidacy for these positions beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 5th with the filing period ending Wednesday, December 7 at 5 p.m.

The Board of Education positions at stake will be filled at the Annual School Election scheduled February 14, 2012. If no candidate receives more than 50% 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 3, 2012.

Those filing Monday were accepted at the Delaware County Election Board office and include the following:

Cleora School District Office No. 3 incumbent Dale Frost

Colcord School District Office No. 2 - incumbent David Ramsey

Office No. 5 incumbent Billie Jones

Grove School District Office No. 2 - Terry K. Jones (presently held by Kenneth Wright)

Jay School District Office No. 2 Linda Bingham (presently held by Joan Dinsmoore)

Kansas School District Office No. 2 incumbent Eldon Brashear

Kenwood School District Office No. 3 no filing (presently held by George Whickliff)

Leach School District Office No. 3 no filing (presently held by Jerome Snell)

Moseley School District Office No. 3 no filing (presently held by Kathy Shelley)

Oaks Mission School District Office No. 2 no filing (presently held by Kip Wade)

Office No. 5 no filing (presently held by Benjamin Cummings)

The Board of Education of Northeast Technology Center School District No. 11 will fill the board district #2 - no filings as of yet (zone 2). Candidates for this position at the Delaware, Mayes, Rogers Cherokee or Wagoner County Election Boards between the hours of 8:00 a.m. on December 5, 2011, through 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2011.