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School Elections Coming in Some New Jersey Towns

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    School Elections Coming in Some New Jersey Towns
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    Voters will elect school board members and give up-or-down votes to school property tax levies this week in 26 New Jersey school districts.

    The elections in communities scattered across the state are scheduled for Wednesday.

    Less than 20 percent of registered voters usually participate in the elections.

    Until a few years ago, school elections were a staple of Aprils in New Jersey. But most of the state's districts have switched to November under a law that lets them avoid up-or-down tax votes. Their tax increases are still subject to a 2 percent cap.

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