A handful of local and school elections were on the ballot Tuesday night.
In Durant, voters were asked to renew an existing one cent sales tax. The measure passed Tuesday, with 63% of the vote. It will fund several projects in town, like road construction as well as pay off city debt for the next 20 years.
In Bryan County, Calera Public schools asked voters to approve $800,000 in bonds, split into two propositions. The first would pay for new security systems at the elementary and middle schools, among other improvements. The first would pay for new security systems at the elementary and middle schools, among other improvements. Proposition two would've been to buy two new school buses. Both measures failed Tuesday night.
Of all the local school bonds on the ballots, Rock Creek Schools in Bryan County had the biggest turnout. The $2.1 million, planned to be used for upgrades for the elementary school, failed. It failed short of the 60% super majority needed to pass.
In Johnson County, a transportation bond passed with 72% of the vote in Wapanucka.
In Velma-Alma, two propositions passed. One, just over a half million facilities bond and a little more than a quarter million dollar transportation bond both passed Tuesday night.
In Love County, Marietta voters chose to keep an existing sales tax at three percent instead of two percent for another five years.