2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-15-102. Election - Notice - Cost - Election on same proposition within four (4) months after defeat prohibited.
The board of education shall call an election, to be conducted by the county election board in all respects as other elections, for the purpose of taking the sense of the district upon the question of issuing such bonds, naming in the proclamation of such election the amount of bonds to be voted on and the purpose for which they are to be issued; and it shall cause to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in said district the time and place of such election, such notices to be given at least ten (10) days before such election. In all instances where proclamations for elections for boards of education are required by statute of the mayor of a city, and in all instances where elections for boards of education are provided for by statute wherein the mayor and city clerk are denominated, the president of the board of education shall be substituted for the mayor and the clerk of the board of education shall be substituted for the city clerk. Boards of education are hereby declared to be free and independent of cities in all matters relating to school elections legally called upon all school matters, and presidents of boards of education shall have full power to issue proclamations calling school elections; provided, that no election shall be called on the same proposition within four (4) months after such proposition has been defeated at an election by the school district electors. The provisions of this act as to the waiting period shall not apply where the school facilities have been destroyed by an act of God. The cost of such elections, together with the cost of such proclamations, publication, notices or other expenses required, shall be legal costs of boards of education.
Laws 1971, c. 281, § 15-102, eff. July 2, 1971.