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People throughout Kentucky voted in local option elections, deciding whether to allow the sale of alcohol in their communities

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LONDON, Kentucky — People throughout Kentucky voted in local option elections, deciding whether to allow the sale of alcohol in their communities.

Multiple news outlets report that nearly 60 percent of citizens in the city of London voted in favor of alcohol sales inside city limits Tuesday night. London became the second southeastern Kentucky town in the last month to vote in favor of becoming wet. Barbourville did so on Dec. 29.

Butler County, on the other hand, will remain dry as roughly 54 percent of voters rejected the sale of alcohol in the county Tuesday. A total of 2,265 people voted against the issue.

Graves County voters also decided to remain dry Tuesday as 54 percent of 9,993 county voters rejected the referendum to allow alcohol sales.

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