The filing period for city and school board elections begins

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - This week kicked off the filing season for city and school board elections.

In Lufkin, Mayor Jack Gorden, Rose Boyd (Ward 2,) and Don Langston (Ward 4) have all filed for the city elections.  You can pick up information packets and your application at the city secretary's office at Lufkin City Hall located at 300 east Shepherd.

Andro Branch is the only person to file for re-election so far.  Three terms are up.  Incumbents Gip Friesen and Cooper Castleberry have not filed, yet.

The last day to file is Monday, March 9th.

May 9th is the actual city elections.