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Local Ballot Results: Debt Exclusion for J.V. Fletcher Library Moves Forward, 51 Main St. Debt Exclusion Stalled

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Editors note: Reporting is based on unofficial results provided by the Town Clerk’s office. Additional in-depth election coverage will be available on Wednesday.

WESTFORD — The J.V. Fletcher Library Expansion debt exclusion has passed, but 51 Main St. will have to wait.

Westford saw a 59% total turnout during the 2022 Special Town Election, with 10,753 of the 18,240 registered voters casting their ballots.

6,539 voters supported Question 2, which creates a Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion for the recently funded $32 million J.V. Fletcher Library expansion project. 4,154 voters voted against creating a debt exclusion for the project.

51 Main St., which failed to secure funding at an Oct. 17 Special Town Meeting, failed to capture a majority of voters to authorize a Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion for the project.

5,019 voters supported creating a debt exclusion for the project, while 5,489 voters opposed the initiative.

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