It may be a kind of break in between big election years, but one has been set for early this fall in Elmore City.

Now on the EC ballot in September are a trio of municipal offices.

This election day became necessary when in February a resolution document was not submitted in time to include the EC offices in a general municipal vote held in April.

Now those races are set for a filing period this month and possible election on Sept. 10.

The offices include two city council posts, wards 2 and 4, which are both four-year terms, and city clerk/treasurer, which includes a six-year term.

“The forms to fill out for candidacy are here in our office or on the state's website,” said Doylene Cunningham, secretary of the Garvin County Election Board.

Cunningham is referring to the online site for the Oklahoma Election Board.

The filing period is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, July 15-17 at the election board office in the county courthouse in Pauls Valley.

The possibility is also there voters in the Elmore City-Pernell School District might be revisiting a school bond issue at the same time.

Cunningham said this week ECP school officials have until July 11 to submit a resolution to election officials to include a new issue on the September ballot.

It was back in March when an ECP issue literally fell a handful of votes short of passage.

On the ballot was a 16-year issue in a series totaling just over $18.2 million.

It finished with 59.21 percent of the vote, which means it came close to passing but fell short of the 60 percent margin required for school bond issues.

It called for a new high school building, a new gymnasium, upgrades to the Badgers’ football facility and the agriculture barn and better security at the ECP Elementary entrance.

The issue did include an initial 13 1/2 percent increase for property taxes in the ECP School District.

If a second issue goes before voters it remains unknown what changes if any would be made.

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