Voters in Southern Oklahoma will hit the polls Tuesday to elect school board members in Carter, Love, and Murray Counties. A millage increase is on the ballot for the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center.
SOTC officials are asking voters to approve the property tax increase to allow them to expand their student population by 33 percent.
In 2006, students were turned away due to lack of room.
The money would help build a diesel mechanics classroom and jump start new biotechnology and manufacturing programs. It would also expand the Health Center training program.
School Board Elections Tuesday:
Carter County: Ardmore Public Schools
Johnston County: Coleman Public Schools, Mill Creek Public Schools, Mannsville Public Schools, Tishomingo Public Schools
Love County:Thackerville Public Schools, Turner Public Schools
Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday.