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Clarence voters reject budget, so do voters in handful of districts

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Voters in six area school districts rejected spending plans on Tuesday.  The margin of defeat was decisive in Clarence where 58-percent voted against a plan to increase taxes by nearly ten percent.

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Credit Photo from Clarence Taxpayers Website
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A defaced sign in Clarence

Voter turnout in Clarence set a record. Lines of voters were extensive throughout the day. Budgets were also rejected in Niagara-Wheatfield, Lewiston-Porter, Alden, Wilson and Bemus Point.

The margin of defeat in Niagara-Wheatfield was by a mere three votes.

WBFO's Jay Moran interview talked with Timothy Kremer of the New York State School Boards Association about the results of Tuesday's budget votes.

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