Voters across the Capital District will give their school budgets a thumbs up or thumbs down today.
At Bethlehem Central High School, pictured, poll workers said turnout had been lagging, but by 5:30 p.m. voters were surging through the doors.
Many BC voters said they would be supporting the budget despite a tough year and controversy over a decision to close Clarksville Elementary.
Resident Mark Wolfsberg said he understands many criticisms but still voted yes.
\I support the school system, I think they do a good job with the kids, he said.
For results, check back to spotlightnews.com later tonight.
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