(Cushing) — Cushing Mayor Lynda Smith has filed for re-election to the Cushing City Commission. Smith is so far the only person to file for the seat. It is the only seat up for election on the Board of Commissioners this year. The filing period for municipal races opened today, in Cushing, and many towns across the state.

In Cushing, those interested in filing for election to the Board of Commissioners must file their declarations of Candidacy with the Cushing City Clerks office. All other Payne County cities and towns require the declarations to be filed with the Payne County Election Board Office in Stillwater. The three day filing period closes Wednesday at 5:00 PM.