Special Elections: Voters determine new Oklahoma County sheriff, bond proposals
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
Metro voters took to the polls today, Sept. 12, to vote on several bond proposals, a sheriff's race and a seat in the Oklahoma House.
The unofficial results are coming in but the Oklahoma State Election Board still has to certify the election.
Tuesday's special election features a nearly one billion dollar bond package dubbed "Better Streets, Safer City". Oklahoma City voters will decide on the 10-year, $967 million bond package that has 13 different measures. Over half of the package, $491 million, goes to improving streets.
Streets and sidewalks ($491 million): Yes- 4,742/No-1,758
Traffic control ($28 million): Yes-4,145/No-2,302
Bridges ($27 million): Yes-4,804/No-1,685
Parks and recreation ($138 million): Yes-3,892/No-2,417
Drainage control ($62 million): Yes-4,395/No-1,727
Economic and community development ($60 million): Yes-3,616/No-2,795
Fire ($45 million): Yes-4,448/No-1,738
Police ($31 million): Yes-4,222/No-1,957
Libraries ($24 million): Yes-4,059/No-2,397
Transit ($20 million): Yes-4,133/No-2,322
Civic Center complex ($20 million): Yes-3,454/No-2,966
City maintenance facilities ($13 million): Yes-3,683/No-2,476
Downtown arena ($9 million): Yes-3,099/No-2,991
For County Sheriff:
P.D. Taylor (REP): 5,788
Michael H. Hanson (DEM): 3,621
Ed Grimes (IND): 2,105