February 4th first filing date for FPC Board candidates

February 4th is the first day candidates can file to be a candidate for the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents on the May 12th Borger general election ballot.This year the FPC Board of Regents will have three six-year at-large terms up for reelection, with the positions currently held by Jay Campbell, Sandra Hilbert, and Dr. Shad Goldston.Along with the three at-large terms, one four-year unexpired term for the Spring Creek District is up for reelection, a seat that is currently held by Tonya Moore.The Spring Creek position on the Board of Regents will only appear on the Spring Creek ballot.February 4th is the first day current board members can file an application to be placed for reelection on the ballot and for write-in candidates to file in order to declare their candidacy.The last day for filing an application to be placed on the ballot is set for 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5th and the last day a candidate can withdraw after filing is on Thursday, March 8th at 5:00 p.m.If current board members run unopposed, the college can cancel the Board of Regents election as early as Tuesday, March 6th.The May 12th election is scheduled to have polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.