Oklahoma voters headed to the polls for school and special elections today. The results are starting to pour in.
On the ballot in Duncan was a one-percent public safety sales tax to help fund the police and fire departments. It did not pass. 51-percent of voters were against the proposition.
In Elgin, voters approved a proposed quarter sales tax extension that will benefit the Department of Parks and Recreation by 87 percent.
In Sterling, two school bonds passed for construction and transportation. The bond for $295,000 passed by 85 percent and the second for $90,000 also passed by 85 percent.
Voters in Grandfield approved two proposed school bonds. The first bond is for $325,000 and would be used for constructing, equipping and remodeling school buildings. It passed with 88 percent of the votes. The second $150,0000 for transportation equipment also passed with 88 percent of the votes.
Carnegie school officials will not be revamping their middle and high schools through a $4.2-million school bond. The bond did not meet the necessary 60-percent of votes.