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A close presidential victory too close to call at midnight did not bring much relief to Oklahoma Democrats wishing to be swept in to office du…

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City of Edmond voters gave their nod of approval to extend two city sales taxes for 10 years each Tuesday night. Both the penny sales tax and the half-cent sales tax were set to expire in 2017.

Supporters of the sales tax initiative gathered at a watch party Tuesday night at the University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab to watch the election results.

With all 31 Edmond precincts reporting, Proposition No. 1 passed overwhelmingly with 80.12 percent of the vote. There were 4,894 yes votes to 1,214 no votes with 19.88 percent of votes cast against the proposition, according to the Oklahoma County Election Board.

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., may not have won the Super Tuesday primary election in Oklahoma but voters within the City of Edmond gave him the majority of their votes.

Rubio garnered 7,352 votes in his race for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, based on the results of 31 precincts in Edmond, according to Oklahoma County Election Board figures.