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Upshur levy canvassed; passes by 439

3,133 people voted in election

February 15, 2014

BUCKHANNON — Ballots in Saturday’s special levy election have been canvassed, and official results show the levy passed by 23 more votes than was originally announce....

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Feb-16-14 10:35 AM

Bridgeport levy just passed also! WHY? Because on Saturday only 5.4% showed up to even vote! It passed with a miserable 250-84 votes! Until people vote, nothing changes. People are basically lazy, useless and stupid. They don't care they say....until they're taxes come due. Oh but then these idiots that did not vote will start screaming about their higher taxes. They will get exactly what they deserve. No wonder politicians can lie their way into office so easily; it's easy pickings with ignorant citizens. Until the people 'care' nothing changes.

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Feb-15-14 11:32 AM

As a firm believer in majority rules, however, a group does not always have to "win" to make their point or send a message. With 43% of the voters voting no, it will, hopefully, send a clear message to the Upshur County BOE: there better be improvements to Upshur County's Education System or next time the results could flip!

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