Greene County charter fails

http://www.greenevillesun.com/news/local_news/greene-county-dismisses-charter/article_ebbdfcb9-43b5-5831-a7ea-54079a8a9434.html

Was this a casualty of low voter turnout or something else?

You can read about the history of the charter here.

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  1. The proposed Greene County was rejected, with 3,668 votes against it and 1,989 votes in its favor. The total votes were lower than expected, but the 2-to-1 outcome had been projected.

    The Charter Commission is responsible for the failure. They were cautioned many times regarding the Charter’s content, both in terms of including limited-government provisions, and excluding provisions which the opposition could use against it. The Commission chose to disregard those cautions, dooming ratification.

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