Sample ballots, you bet, as an early preview is now available of an election early next month impacting a handful of Garvin County towns.

Those sample ballots, available at the Garvin County Election Board in Pauls Valley, is for a series of elections set for April 2.

One is a school bond issue on the ballot in Whitebead, while school board races are in the Paoli and Elmore City-Pernell districts.

On the municipal side are a number of offices in Wynnewood and a race for a few spots on the Lindsay City Council.

A total of five offices are on the ballot in Wynnewood, including the race for mayor between Harold Gregory and Tabitha Hayes.

City council races have Beverly Badgley and Darren Anderson going for the Ward No. 1 office, while Mike Perry and Cindy Lewis are competing for the No. 2 office.

Kenny Hudson and Lindsey Paty are in a race to claim an unexpired term on the council.

Wynnewood's incumbent town marshall, Ken Moore, has a challenger in Johnny Denney.

Five candidates filed to run for four spots on the city council in Lindsay.

They are Kris Spivey, Scott Wilbourn, Cody Dutton, Mark Hutchinson and Carrie Rains.


After a series of school bond elections in the county so far this year another one is coming for Whitebead School.

On the ballot a couple of propositions totaling $300,000.

Most of that, $240,000, is to pay for three new buses. The remaining $60,000 is for eight new heat and air units at the school, which is a third of all the units covering the school.

If the issue is passed by at least 60 percent support it would increase property taxes in the Whitebead district by about $8.40 for every $100 now paid.

Also on the April 2 ballot are school board races in two Garvin County towns.

In Paoli the race is Kent Stewart against Joselyn Medina, while in the Elmore City-Pernell district the candidates are Jasmin Tadlock and Amy Shebester.

Another school board race in nearby Wayne has Kristen Harper going against Abbi Castle.

The last day to register to vote for these elections has already passed, while March 27 is the deadline to request mailed absentee ballots.

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