Four candidates have filed so far this week for the Oklahoma State Superintendent, a position that has been held by Superintendent Sandy Garrett for two decades.
Candidate Janet Barresi, 58, is the lone republican in the race with one day left of filing.
Democratic candidate Jerry Combrink, 69, retired as superintendent of Boswell School in 2003.
Also filing as a Democrat was state Sen. Susan Paddack, 57, of Ada.
A fourth candidate filed as an independent – Richard E. Cooper, 51, of Ada.
There is still one day remaining in the filing process for state elections as the last forms are accepted at 5 p.m. Wednesday.