JACKSON COUNTY, Okla._Jackson County held a vote Tuesday for the preliminary race for the District 2 County Commissioner and a pair of bond issues for Duke School District.
The Jackson County Commissioners race took a step forward with a preliminary race between five contenders, three Republicans and 2 Democrats. On the Republican side Kirk Butler won out against Wayne Cain and Lacy Scott with 49% of the vote. Robert Tucker won the Democrat side with 53% of the vote against Brent Southall.
Duke School District had a pair of bond proposals on the ballot. Proposition 1 was for a bond for a $5 million gym and activity center which only received 56% of the vote and failed to achieve the needed super majority of 60%. Proposition 2 was for a bond for $500,000 to go towards school buses, it passed with 67% of the vote.
The following is a full breakdown of the election:
Jackson County Commissioner District 2, Democrat
Robert Tucker 117 votes 53%
Brent Southall 102 votes 47%
Jackson County Commissioner District 2, Republican
Kirk Butler 96 votes 49%
Wayne Cain 62 votes 32%
Lacy Scott 36 votes 19%
Duke School District Prop. 1
Yes 125 votes 56%
No 100 votes 44%
Duke School District Prop. 2
Yes 150 votes 67%
No 74 votes 33%