Results From Tuesday's Elections


Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 11:06 pm
By: News On 6


Newson6.com

TULSA, OK -- Voters have their say in elections on Tuesday. 

A $20,000,000 construction bond for Union Public Schools was approved by voters 84%-16%.

In the election for the Broken Arrow School Board, Archer Honea received 272 votes (26.75%), Patricia Henley received 245 (24.09%) votes and Cheryl Kelly received 500 (49.16%) votes.  Kelly was just shy of clenching the win. She'll face Archer Honea in a runoff election in April.  The winner of that election replaces Maryanne Flippo who decided not to seek a third term.

A bond question for Kansas Public Schools that would provide $1.69 million for an elementary school was approved 67%-33%.  A $1.065 million dollar bond for a middle school passed 65%-35%.  Another $1.025 million bond question for a field house was passed 56%-44%.

Wilburton School District voters said yes to a $1.5 million dollar construction bond.  The vote was 73% in favor.

In Pawhuska, voters greenlighted a 3/4% sales tax extension for road repairs 75%-25%.  They also approved a 1/4% sales tax extension for economic development by 67%-33%.

Cleveland voters considered an E911 fee increase.  Of those casting ballots, 61% said yes.

In Rogers County, a $1 million bond was approved for the Oologah-Talala EMS.  The bond passed 62%-38%.

Two sales tax questions were before voters in Cushing.  The 8/10% sales tax extension was given the OK 74%-26%.  The 4% sales tax was approved 79%-21%.