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Election: Cache bond fails again, McGahee and Wininger take council seats

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) –Oklahoma voters went to the polls and let their voices be heard.

In Lawton, Ward 7 voters decided between V. Gay F. McGahee and Jesse Robert Cross. McGahee was chosen to fill the Ward 7 seat after Councilman Stanley Haywood passed away. McGahee will continue to serve as the representative for Ward 7 after beating Cross, 325-307.

Voters in Duncan’s Ward 3 decided between Clyde Shaw and Patty Wininger to represent them, and they chose Wininger by a landslide, 1,002-114.

Waurika’s District 4 voters decided between Jerry Wallace and Mike Gaines to serve as a city commissioner. Gaines captured a few more votes than Wallace and will continue to serve as a commissioner, 138-117.

Cement Public Schools had a runoff election between Shelly Mink and Belinda Chandler. Chandler won by a sizable margin, 38-23.

Rush Springs, Big Pasture, Sterling, Fletcher and Carnegie public school districts all had bonds up for vote.

Cache, Sterling, Carnegie and Rush Springs all had a majority of the voters in favor of the bond, but they failed to reach the 60 percent super majority needed to pass the bond. This was Cache Public Schools second time failing to reach a super majority for their bond.

Big Pasture and Fletcher had overwhelming support for their proposed bonds.

Results

City of Lawton Ward 7
V. Gay F. McGahee – 325 (51.42%)
Jesse Cross – 307 (48.58%)

City of Duncan Ward 3
Patty Wininger – 1,002 (89.78%)
Clyde Shaw – 114 (10.22%)

City of Waurika Commissioner No. 4
Mike Gaines – 138 (45.88%)
Jerry Wallace – 117 (54.12%)

Cache Public Schools Prop
Yes – 468 (54.99%)
No – 383 (45.01%)

Sterling Public Schools Prop
Yes – 128 (50.39%)
No – 126 (49.61%)

Fletcher Public Schools Prop
Yes – 152 (95%)
No – 8 (5%)

Big Pasture Public Schools Prop 1
Yes – 153 (87.93%)
No – 21 (12.07%)

Big Pasture Public Schools Prop 2
Yes - 154 (86.52%)
No – 24 (13.48%)

Rush Springs Public Schools Prop 1
Yes - 328 (55.03%)
No – 268 (44.97%)

Rush Springs Public Schools Prop 2
Yes - 366 (58.75%)
No – 257 (41.25%)

Carnegie Public Schools Prop
Yes – 199 (55.43%)
No – 160 (44.57%)

Cement Public Schools Board Member No. 1
Belinda Chandler – 38 (62.30%)
Shelly Mink – 23 (37.70%)
 

On the ballot

Cache Public Schools bond proposal
Shall Independent School District Number 1 of Comanche County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Twenty Two Million Seven Hundred Thirty Five Thousand Dollars ($22,735,000) to be issued in series to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings and acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially with five (5) years from their date?

Carnegie Public Schools bond proposal
Shall Independent School District Number 33 of Caddo County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Four Million One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Dollars ($4, 175,000) to be issued in series to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the  principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Fletcher Public Schools bond proposal
Shall Independent School District Number 9 of Comanche County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Two Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($220,000) to Provide funds for the purpose of purchasing transportation equipment, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear  interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Sterling Public Schools bond proposal
Shall Independent School District Number 3 of Comanche County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Two Million Forty Five Thousand Dollars ($2,045,000) to be issued in series to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Big Pastures Public Schools

Bond Proposal 1
Shall Independent School District Number 333 of Cotton County incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Three Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars ($340,000) to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Bond Proposal 2
Shall Independent School District Number 333 of Cotton County incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) to provide funds for the purpose of purchasing transportation equipment, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Rush Springs Public Schools

Bond proposal 1
Shall Independent School District Number 68 of Grady County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Nine Million Three Hundred Five Thousand Dollars ($9,305,000) to be issued in series to provide funds for the purpose of constructing, furnishing, equipping, and/or acquiring a New Middle School with a Cafeteria and Safe Rooms, constructing, equipping, repairing and remodeling school buildings, acquiring school furniture, fixtures and equipment and acquiring and improving school sites, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

Bond proposal 2
Shall Independent School District Number 68 of Grady County, Oklahoma, incur an indebtedness by issuing its bonds in the sum of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($350,000) to provide funds for the purpose of purchasing transportation equipment, and levy and collect an annual tax, in addition to all other taxes, upon all the taxable property in such District sufficient to pay the interest on such bonds as it falls due and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof when due, said bonds to bear interest not to exceed the rate of ten (10%) percentum per annum, payable semi-annually and to become due serially within five (5) years from their date?

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