McAlester recounting school bond ballots

Ponca City Now - February 18, 2015 12:48 pm

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) – A recount is scheduled to begin of votes in the McAlester school district’s special election on a bond proposal.

The proposed $2.2 million bond issue fell just short of the 60 percent voter approval needed to pass. The final vote was 748-500 in favor of the proposal for a total of 59.9 percent.

The recount by hand is schedule to start at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the courtroom of District Judge James Bland.

The McAlester News-Capitol reports ( ) that to bonds are planned to be used to improve the district’s wireless infrastructure and to improve security systems in the district’s schools.


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