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Killington voters approve cannabis by 21 votes

Articles, municipal budget pass, Haff re-elected

By Polly Mikula

Whether to authorize cannabis retailers to operate in a defined business district on Killington Road passed by the smallest margin, just 21 votes (265 for to 244 against) on Town Meeting Day, March 5.

Voters also approved a budget of $7,021,304 — up $419,050 over last year, about 6% — 72 votes, 288 for to 216 against.

Incumbent Select Board member Jim Haff was reelected for the 3-year term, by 81 votes (284-203). No other seats were contested. Voters also authorized the Select Board to study the impacts of leaving the Mountain Views Supervisory Union (345 for to 152 against).

Killington voters also chose Nikki Haley  over Donald Trump, 150-121.  Write in candidate winners were not announced prior to press time, see MountainTimes.info.  For school district results see related story.

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