Voters in Palermo rejected a referendum asking if they favored withdrawing from Regional School Unit 12.

According to results from Town Clerk Deborah Cota, residents voted 214 in favor of withdrawal to 495 opposed during the Nov. 4 referendum.

Regional School Unit 12 includes the towns of Alna, Chelsea, Somerville, Westport Island, Whitefield and Windsor. Wicassett, which was previously a part of RSU 12, voted to withdraw in November 2013.