By Tim Willert Staff Writer email@example.comLUTHER — Voters Tuesday rejected a school bond issue that would have raised taxes to pay for two new safe rooms, laptop computers for every student and a new high school gym.
With all nine precincts reporting, 374 people (50.88 percent) voted for the $24 million proposal while 361 (49.12 percent) voted against it, according to the Oklahoma State Election Board.
That was well short of the 60 percent super majority needed to pass the issue.
Superintendent Barry Gunn said he was surprised by the high number of "no" votes.
"I anticipated a high turnout that was in our favor," Gunn said Wednesday.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Voters reject Luther school bond proposal