CRESTVIEW — Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections will hold Candidate University, a three-hour class for people interested in running for public office or learning more about the candidate process.

Two sessions are available: 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 1 at the Okaloosa county Administration Building in Shalimar; and 6-9 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Supervisor of Elections Headquarters in Crestview.

Participants will be introduced to each step involved in the process including pre-filing, collecting petitions and qualifying. Campaign pitfalls will also be discussed as well as audits, recounts and contest of elections. There is no cost to attend this program.

Contact Katie Wainwright, 689-5600 or, to register. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 25.

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