Voters in Ohio reject many of 19 school tax issues

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Unofficial results show voters rejected about two-thirds of the 19 school tax issues in special elections around Ohio.

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office says about one-fourth of Ohio’s counties had special elections Tuesday. The 28 tax issues across 23 counties included 19 school issues. Unofficial results from county election boards show voters rejected 13 school issues and approved six.

Voters rejected a particularly large 12.37-mill levy for Tecumseh (teh-KUHM’-suh) Local Schools in Clark County. It would have cost the owner of a $100,000 property nearly $433 a year. Voters have turned down nine other ballot issues since 2004 in the western Ohio district.

Voters approved renewal of a levy for Cloverleaf Local Schools in northeast Ohio’s Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) County while rejecting the district’s request for an additional levy.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s