Bradley County voters on Thursday shot down the idea of a wheel tax to fund projects for the schools.
1978 1556 0 3534 24.36% FOR
6075 4900 0 10975 75.64% AGAINST
The measure called for a fee of $32 per vehicle and $16 per motorcycle.
It would have raised $31 million for education.
Chris Turner won the Bradley County School Board District 1 seat. He had 1,282 votes to 693 for Laura Williams Mountain and 659 for Ben Atchley Jr.
Nicholas Lillios won by a single vote over Melvin "Teddy" Bryson for the District 3 School Board seat. It was 801 to 800.
For Cleveland City Council District 3, it was Avery Johnson 813 to 651 for William "Bill" Wheeler.
The District 5 seat was won by Dale Hughes with 789 votes. Jonathan Porter had 347 and Tucker Johnston 294.
Donna McDermott won a seat on the Charleston City Commission by two votes. She had 56 to 54 for Larry Anderson and 32 for Tony Whitener.