ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

UPDATE NOV. 5 7:44 p.m.: The third round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election were released Wednesday (Nov. 5) evening at 7:40 p.m., and Proposition 1, the Highline School District Bond – while leading with over 57% of the vote (a bump up of .47%) – is still failing due to it requiring a 60% majority.

“We are gratified that the majority of voters in our community voted to approve this bond,” Superintendent Susan Enfield said on the school district’s website. “We are thankful for all those in our community who support our students and our schools.”

The bond is slowing inching its way up; here are the trends:

  1. 56.68%: 1st returns (Nov. 4)
  2. 57.15%: 2nd returns (Nov. 5, 4:34 p.m.)
  3. 57.28%: 3rd returns (Nov. 5, 7:40 p.m.)

With 391,881 ballots counted, here are the latest results, as of Nov. 5 at 7:40 p.m.:

Highline School District No. 401 Proposition No. 1 Bonds to Construct New Schools:

  • Approved: 10852 57.28%
  • Rejected: 8093 42.72%

To find out if your ballot has been counted yet, click here: https://info.kingcounty.gov/elections/ballottracker.aspx

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