BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - What would have been a three-way race for one seat on the Bartlesville City Council is now only a two-way, according to election board officials.
According to Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House, Randy Rickman who had filed Wednesday to run for the Ward 3 seat against Lee L. Lane III and incumbent Tom Gorman withdrew his candidacy
The race was one of two revealed when the filing period for candidacy in the Nov. 6 council elections ended Wednesday.
The other race is between former councilor Eddie Mason and Allen Bretz who both filed for the Ward 4 seat.
Incumbent council member Ted D. Lockin filed for the Ward 1 seat, incumbent Mike McGrew for the Ward 2 seat and incumbent Dale Copeland for the Ward 5 seat.
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