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Early voting is underway for upcoming decisions

LAWTON, Okla._Early voting is underway on two bond issues in Lawton that would provide building improvements, technology upgrades and new buses for the city's public schools.

Lawton voters began casting their ballots this morning on a $22 million bond for the building improvements and technology upgrades. The other bond on the ballot is for an $8 million for buses. Each must pass with a super majority of at least 60% to be approved.

In Duncan, voters are hitting the polls early to decide if they way to extend a half-cent sales for five more years. If renewed, half of the money generated will fund the search for alternative water sources and the rest would go toward improving streets, generating electricity and economic development, just to name a few.

Early voting continues until 6:00 p.m. Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday. Election day is Tuesday, April 1.

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