Muskogee County Court Clerk Paula Sexton, who has held the position since 2002, announced she is running for re-election in 2020.
“This is how I contribute to society,” she said. “The law comes naturally to me, and I absolutely love what I do.”
The court clerk serves many functions in the court system, from filing, archiving and retrieving records to receiving payments on behalf of the court and managing jury pool during jury dockets. Sexton has been doing it for 18 years.
No candidates have yet filed for the position.