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Head of Monroe County Board ousted for supporting new criminal justice facility

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The head of the Monroe County Board was thrown out of office for supporting a much-needed criminal justice center which taxpayers said they couldn't afford.

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Dennis Hubbard lost by 18 votes to Jim Schroeder in a recall election this week. He was the eighth supervisor to be removed for supporting a $27 million criminal justice facility in Sparta, at a time when many county residents have lost their jobs.

The project was scrapped after the new supervisors took over.

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