CRESTVIEW — Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections will hold Candidate University on Monday and Wednesday. The class is for anyone interested in running for public office or wanting to learn about the candidate process.
Two sessions are available, one 6 to 9 p.m. April 16 in Shalimar at the Okaloosa County Administration Building and 9 a.m. to noon April 18 at the Supervisor of Elections Headquarters in Crestview. Please contact Katie Fults at 689-5600 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. April 11. More information is available online at www.GoVote-Okaloosa.com under the ‘Programs’ tab.
Candidate University consists of a three-hour, non-accredited curriculum focused on the fundamentals of becoming and being a candidate. 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 contests of election. There is no cost to attend this program.