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Local elections in communities across Texoma

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The polls were open in a number of Oklahoma communities Tuesday for local elections. Results will be available after voting ends at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

CARTER COUNTY

Residents in Wilson backed a three-quarter cent sales tax increase to raise funds for a street overlay. The sales tax will now rise to 9 percent.

Healdton Public Schools won overwhelming approval for two propositions on the ballot totaling just under $1.5 million. The school will use the funds to build a new bus barn, buy new buses, and install a new all-weather track. The issue has no projected tax increase.

Voters also gave Fox Public Schools the green light to purchase $350,000 worth of vehicles for pupil transportation.

And there were also school board elections in the Wilson, Davis and Velma-Alma districts.

CHOCTAW COUNTY

Valliant Public Schools sought approval of a $280,000 bond issue to purchase vehicles for pupil transportation.

Voters in the Boswell, Fort Towson and Soper districts elected new school board members.

COAL COUNTY

Calvin Public Schools and Tupelo Public Schools elected new school board members. There was a City Council election for Ward No. 3 in Coalgate.

GARVIN COUNTY

Stratford Public Schools won authority to purchase and improve property and the bus barn and to purchase four new buses in two propositions associated with a $400,000 total bond issue.

Wayne Public Schools asked voters to approve two propositions that would renovate restrooms and classrooms, improve the football stadium and purchase students and staff vehicles. The price tag totals $1.4 million.

A $560,000 bond issue proposed by Wynnewood Public Schools to purchase new school buses passed with a 67 percent margin.

Voters in the Wynnewood and Davis districts elected new school board members.

LOVE COUNTY

School board members were elected in the Ringling Public Schools and Wilson Public Schools districts.

PONTOTOC COUNTY

Ada City Schools proposed a $2.5 million bond issue spread out over two propositions to address the district's technology needs and to purchase new buses. Both projects were approved by strong margins.

Ada voters also selected a new City Council member for Ward 2.

School board members were decided in the Asher, Latta and Tupelo school districts.

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY

Bond issues in Albion Public Schools and Smithville Public Schools both won approval from voters. There were school board elections in the Clayton, Smithville and Soper districts.

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