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Caddo and Woodward Counties Sales Tax Increase, 2009

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The Caddo and Woodward Counties Sales Tax Increase appeared on the August 11, 2009 ballot in Caddo County and Woodward County where they were approved.[1]

The enaction of the ballot measure will now allow Caddo County to implement a three-quarter-cent sales tax in order to build and maintain a prison and dispatch center. In addition, the sales tax increase will fund the county extension office. The margin for the vote was 3 to 1.

  • Yes: 1,927 (74.2%) Approveda
  • No: 671 (25.8%)

In Woodward County, voters approved of a five-eights sales tax to also build a new jail, hire staff and operate it with a 3 to 2 margin.

  • Yes: 1,250 (61%) Approveda
  • No: 798 (39%)