Gov. Brad Henry and former governors David Boren, Frank Keating, and George Nigh have endorsed Oklahoma City’s plans to use a 1% city sales tax to renovate a downtown arena as the home of the National Basketball Association’s Seattle SuperSonics.

City voters will go to the polls today to decide whether to extend the sales tax, which would expire Dec. 31, for another 15 months. The tax would generate $121.6 million to renovate the Ford Center and build a practice facility that is expected to cost $20 million.

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