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History of MAPS

Information compiled by John Estus and Michael Kimball, The Oklahoman

Maps 3 articles from NewsOK and The Oklahoman

  • Oklahoma City Council's Meg Salyer to seek re-election

    BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Neighborhood needs figure into Oklahoma City councilwoman’s decision to seek a third term.

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    William Crum: The week in review, and the week ahead, in Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • Oklahoma City SkyDance Bridge to be closed for repairs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Closing expected to last through Friday, city officials said.

  • Deck buckles on Oklahoma City's SkyDance Bridge

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Temporary repairs of the wooden deck are expected to be done this week.

  • 'Rideshare' rules go back to Oklahoma City Council

    BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A final vote is anticipated next month on Oklahoma City regulations for new, smartphone friendly ride services.

  • Oklahoma City, firefighters square off over holiday, vacation leave

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Byron Thomason, an arbitrator found that a dispute about Oklahoma City firefighters’ ability to take their vacation and holiday leave had “festered” for some time. As of Friday, the city said firefighters had accrued 244,264 hours of unused vacation leave.

  • #OKC Boxscore

    By William Crum, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    William Crum: The week in review and the week ahead in Oklahoma City civic affairs.



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MAPS: The Vote


MAPS 3

Election Day: Dec. 8, 2009
Who voted: 75,421 Oklahoma City residents
The result: The sales tax initiative passed with 54 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included eight projects, and voting yes or no meant the voter was voting for or against all of them at once.

MAPS

Election Day: Dec. 14, 1993
Who voted: 60,129 Oklahoma City residents
The result: The sales tax initiative passed with about 54 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included nine projects. Much like the MAPS 3 ballot, a yes vote was for all the projects, while a no vote was against all the projects.

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Election day: Nov. 13, 2001
Who voted: 60,855 Oklahoma City residents voted on the sales tax initiative, and 34,318 residents within the Oklahoma City Public School District voted on the bond issue.
The result: The sales tax initiative and bond issue passed, with each getting about 61 percent of the vote.
The ballot: The proposal included closure of 21 schools, seven new schools, at least $1 million in renovations at every other school, academic reforms and money for neighboring school districts.

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