Special election set for May 28 in Liberty

LIBERTY — The city of Liberty will hold a special municipal election on Tuesday, May 28, to fill the unexpired term of councilman Walt McJunkin, who passed away March 2.

Registered voters who live in the city of Liberty’s Ward 2 will be able to file as candidates from noon on Friday, March 22, until noon on Monday, April 1.

A filing fee of $25 will apply, and candidates must turn in a paper copy of their Statement of Economic Interests and Statement of Intention of Candidacy form at the same time and with the same official as well.

The election will be non-partisan.

For more information, visit the Pickens County Registration and Elections Commision website at