Election to cost taxpayers $22,000

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Officials' salaries listed

By Calen McKinney

This year's General Election will cost taxpayers an estimated $22,000.

Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said the amount includes the costs of printing ballots, paying election workers and renting precinct locations.

The most expensive election in Taylor County, according to Carney, topped out at about $30,000. Election costs are paid for out of the county's general fund.

Carney said there are about 80 election workers who are paid $15 to attend an election training and then $85 for working on Election Day.

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