Winter Storm Forces Tulsa County Election Board To Consolidate Precinct Places


Friday, February 4th 2011, 5:52 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, Oklahoma -- The extreme weather conditions has prompted Tulsa County's Election Board to make changes for Tuesday's school board election.

County officials said they consolidated precinct locations in Tuesday's election to make it easier for voters and volunteers to get to their polling place.

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Officials said during a news conference last Friday, that it wouldn't be feasible to clear and maintain the more than 170 precinct locations in the Tulsa metro area.

Multiple precincts will be combined and set up in larger venues.The following is a list of the Precinct location changes:

Regarding Tulsa Public Schools - Election District No. 1: Voters in the Tulsa Public School District, Election District No. 1 who are west of the Arkansas River will vote at Reed Park, 4233 S. Yukon Avenue (Precincts-139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 801, 802 and 856). Voters in the Tulsa Public School District, Election District No. 1 who are north and east of the Arkansas River will vote at the Tulsa County Election Board, 555 North Denver Avenue (Precincts- 014, 030, 046, 047, 048, 049, 143, 147, 148, 149 and 871).

Regarding Union Public Schools: All voters in the Union Public School District will vote at the U.M.A.C. (Union Multipurpose Activity Center) located at 6836 South Mingo Road (Precincts- 095, 096, 100, 101, 102, 103, 105, 118, 128, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 151, 154, 158, 159, 160, 169, 171, 172, 173, 175, 180, 182, 183, 188, 451, 454, 460, 465, 468, 470, 471 and 474).

Regarding Tulsa Technology Center, Zone 2: All voters in the Tulsa Technology Center District, Zone 2 will vote at the Tulsa County Fair Grounds, Fairmeadows Exhibit Hall (Gate 12), 4609 E. 21st Street (Precincts -023, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 029, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, 055, 056, 057, 058, 059, 060, 070, 088, 092, 093, 097, 098, 099, 104, 152, 153, 155 and 157).

Regarding Bixby Public Schools: All voters in the Bixby School District, with the exception of voters in precinct 460, will be voting at their regular location. Precinct 460 has eligible voters in the Union School District and the Bixby School District. Precinct 460 voters will be voting at the UMAC for Tuesday, February 8.

The remainder of precincts of the outer lying School Districts for Skiatook ISD-7, Sperry ISD-8 and Liberty ISD-14 will remain at the regular location.  Broken Arrow Public Schools, Election District No. 1 is also having an election but only involves voters in the Wagoner County portion of the Broken Arrow School District.

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