Special filing period for vacant seats

OROVILLE – There will be a special three-day filing period for offices for which no candidate filed during the regular filing period.

The Special Filing Period is from June 26 to June 28 and starts on Wednesday at 9 a.m. and ends on Friday at 4 p.m. Candidates can come into the Auditors Office to file or file on line by going to vote.wa.gov/okanogan, according to Mila Jury, an election official with the county auditor’s office.

There are still several vacancies in several local government offices, including in Oroville, Position 2 on the Oroville School Board. A four-year position vacated by David Nutt. Fire Commissioners are needed in districts 1, 2, 4 and 11 and there are positions open on the Lake Osoyoos Water District as well.

All candidates who take advantage of the special filing period will go on the General Election Ballot. Those with questions may call the auditor’s office at (509) 422-7240.