A bond issue failed in Pocola and failed in Poteau while Holly Ann Gerdes was voted in as a trustee for the Town of Howe in a special election Tuesday.
The bond issue did not pass in Pocola with 407 voters in favor compared to 274 against. The $23 million bond issue for Poteau schools was also voted down with 802 voters against the bond while 703 were in favor.
For the election to fill the unexpired term in Howe, Gerdes received 24 votes compared to 14 for Keith Gammel.
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