CRESTVIEW — Okaloosa County’s Supervisor of Elections office has planned free Candidate University class sessions for 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 20 at 302 N. Wilson St., Crestview and 6-9 p.m. the same date at 1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach.


CRESTVIEW — Okaloosa County’s Supervisor of Elections office has planned free Candidate University class sessions for 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 20 at 302 N. Wilson St., Crestview and 6-9 p.m. the same date at 1804 Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach.



Contact Bridget Richard, 689-5600 or brichard@co.okaloosa.fl.us, by June 17 to register.



Candidate University — for anyone interested in running for public office and wanting to learn about the candidate process — includes a three-hour curriculum focused on fundamentals of becoming and being a candidate.



Participants are introduced to each step involved in the process: pre-filing, collecting petitions and qualifying.



Campaign pitfalls — audits, recounts and contest of elections — also will be discussed.



All participants will receive a certificate upon completing the program.



More information is available online at www.GoVote-Okaloosa.com under the ‘Programs’ menu.