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 (http://bit.ly/1znDQH5 ) 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.