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Voter turnout near 18 percent in School District 833 election


A multi-million-dollar school property tax levy and the election of a majority of District 833 School Board members drew about 18 percent of registered voters to the polls last week.

The Nov. 5 election saw a 17.9 percent turnout in District 833, according to Washington County elections officials. There were 10,176 ballots cast; registered voters in the district total 56,770.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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