WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) - Voters in the Lakota district rejected their school levy for the second time this year.
Amid tears and hugs supporters thanked volunteers for their hard work on the campaign after the results came in -- they say they're already looking ahead to start working on the next levy.
About 54 percent of voters said no to the levy, 46 voted in favor. Supporters are still optimistic about making some improvements from the May levy, which was rejected by nearly 62 percent of voters.
The Lakota school district is the second largest in the area. The levy was highly debated by people within the school district.
The final vote was 21,272 against and 18,525 for.