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70 percent of school tax levies fail in special election
Voters turn down requests for Barberton, Coventry and Woodridge. Issues for Brecksville-Broadview Heights, Buckeye Local pass
This story is part of a special series.

Ida Lieszkovszky

School levies around the state did not fair well in yesterday’s election. Twenty-five school levies failed, 10 passed, and one was pulled from the ballot. That amounts to 70 percent of issues failing. StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports voters can expect to see many more school levies this November.

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Voters approved a nearly 7-mill levy for Brecksville-Broadview Heights School District and a levy for Buckeye Local schools in Medina County - it was the first raise voters have approved there in at least 12 consecutive elections.

In Summit County, voter’s defeated a levies for Barberton, Woodridge, and Coventry schools. 

Complete election results for Cuyahoga County can be found here

Medina County results

Summt County results

Geauga County results

Portage County results
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