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.