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School excess levy renewed in Monongalia County

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Voters renewed the Monongalia County school system’s 5-year excess levy in Saturday’s election.

Unofficial results show 3,956 votes in favor of the levy and 888 against.

Voter turnout was just 8.1%.

Monongalia County has had additional funding for its school system through an excess levy since 1973. The renewed levy will generate about $30 million in annual tax revenue.

There are no tax increases in connection with the renewal.

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