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Fayette Co. voters approve $9.5 million school levy in special election

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FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

The results are in for a special election surrounding a $9.5 million Fayette Co. school levy.

Voters approved the levy, with 2,263 voters voting for it and 1,108 voting against it.

The election brought a turn out of around 12 percent of registered voters in Fayette Co.

The levy will put $800,000 towards the continued use of free textbooks for students and other learning resources as well as around$120,000 going towards school athletics, just to name a few.

And although election officials say voter turnout was low, it was slightly higher than expected.

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