County officials on Tuesday declared victory with the passage of separate 15-year sales tax proposals to fund the construction of a new juvenile justice center and four new pods at the Tulsa Jail.
With about 97 percent of the votes counted, Proposition 1, a 0.041 percent sales tax to fund the juvenile justice center, was passing by about a 70 percent margin, according to preliminary results provided by the Tulsa County Election Board.
Proposition 2, a 0.026 percent sales tax to fund and operate the new jail pods, was passing by about 66 percent margin.
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