LAWTON, Okla._The ballots are and the winners have been decided for a variety of bond proposals and newly elected officials.
Duncan Ward 2 Council Member Mike Nelson won the vote with 1,339 votes coming out to 46% of the vote. Duncan's ½ cent sales tax proposition for road repairs and to search for alternative water sources has also passed with 2,107 "yes" votes and 71%.
Both of Lawton Public Schools bond proposals passed with a large majority. The two propositions will allow the school district to invest in building repairs, new technology and school buses. The propositions passed 4,509 "yes" votes, 90%, and 4,471 "yes" votes, 89%, respectively.
Walters new council member will be Roberta Ellis after receiving 138 votes which comes to 58% of the vote. Waurika's Commissioner Number 4 will be Doug Gunter after receiving 95 votes which comes to 71%. Waurika's proposition to update the terms of serving on the city council also passed with 96 "yes" votes or 81%.
A full break down of the April 1 results can be found below.
Anadarko Public Schools Prop. 1
Yes- 366 votes 67%
No- 180 votes 33%
City of Duncan Prop. 1
Yes- 2,107 votes 71%
No- 865 votes 29%
City of Duncan Ward 2 Council Member
Mike Nelson- 1,339 votes 46%
Bill Schneekloth- 607 votes 21%
Christopher Schreckengost- 953 votes 33%
City of Walters Council Member at Large
Roberta Ellis- 138 votes 58%
F. J. Lashley- 101 votes 42%
City of Waurika Commissioner No. 4
Charles Andrew Root- 39 votes 29%
Doug Gunter- 95 votes 71%
City of Waurika Prop. 1
Yes- 96 votes 81%
No- 22 votes 19%
Granite Public Schools Prop. 1
Yes- 211 votes 90%
No- 24 votes 10%
Granite Public Schools Prop. 2
Yes- 209 votes 88%
No- 28 votes 12%
Lawton Public Schools Prop. 1
Yes- 4,509 votes 90%
No- 515 votes 10%
Lawton Public Schools Prop.2
Yes- 4,471 votes 89%
No- 578 votes 11%
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