Filing Begins for March Primaries

Wednesday was the first day political candidates could file for the 2004 Primary Elections, which will be held on March 9th.

Democrats who have filed in Angelina County. Incumbent Bill Shanklin is seeking another term as Tax Assessor/Collector. Incumbent Rick Harrison has filed for re-election as County Commissioner in Precinct One.

In the race for commissioner of Precinct Three, Former Justice of the Peace Jim Holley has filed. That office is currently held by Allen Sumners. Lufkin Police officer Trent Burfine will run as a Democrat for Constable of Precinct One. Incumbents Belton Wayne Havard and William Wade have filed for re-election in Precincts three and four, respectively.