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UPDATE: Beloit Turner school referendum fails after recount

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- A recount in the Beloit Turner School District's referendum did not change the result.

After the April 3rd vote, the referendum was rejected by two votes, with 922 votes against the referendum and 920 votes in support. The recount on April 11th revealed an additional "No" vote, meaning the referendum failed by three total votes.

The district hoped to borrow nearly $27 million, primarily to build a new elementary school.

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BELOIT (WKOW) -- The Beloit Turner School District certified the vote total in its school referendum and there's no change.

The nearly $27 million referendum failed by just two votes.

District officials say multiple people have expressed interest in asking for a recount, but no one has filed so far.

They have until 5 p.m. Wednesday to do so.

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