Today Is Last Day To Register To Vote In September Elections

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 4:37 pm
By: News On 6

UNDATED -- Friday, August 14th is the last day to register to vote in the September 8th Special Election.

With 18 candidates in the running for the City of Tulsa's top job, the September 8th primary will whittle down the number of candidates in preparation for the November General Election.

Tulsa voters will also decide the offices of auditor and councilors for Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9.  John Eagleton is unopposed for District 7.

Any necessary run-off elections will take place on Tuesday, October 13.

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Though Tulsa County leads the headlines with with the mayoral and city council races, other Green Country counties will be headed to the polls September 8th.

Mayes, Osage, Rogers and Wagoner County are also holding special elections.

In Rogers County two different school districts are asking voters to support bond issues. Inola Public Schools has two bond elections on the ballot: $1.97 million in construction bonds, furniture, equipment and acquiring property and $85,000 for transportation bonds. Justus-Tiawah Public Schools Elementary School also has two bond issues. The district is asking for approval of $875,000 in construction bonds and $160,000 in transportation bonds.

Some Rogers County voters will help decide the Tulsa Mayoral primary and Tulsa City Auditor race.

The City of Pryor in Mayes County is asking for an extension of the ½ of 1% sales tax for capital improvements including a library expansion and park maintenance. Two Pryor precincts will also vote for the Inola Public Schools bond issues.

In some Wagoner County precincts, voters will have a say in the Tulsa Mayoral primary, City Auditor race, and Tulsa City Councilor Ward No. 6 election. Residents of the Inola Public Schools district will vote in that election.

Wagoner County residents who live in the Okay Public Schools district will be asked to decide one bond issue: a $600,000 construction bond.