ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond struggling

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Feb. 10) Special Election were released at 8:04 p.m., and the early tallies show that the Highline School District Levy is passing with a 57.47% approval, while the Bond is struggling with just under 54% approval.

Proposition No. 1 (the Levy) requires a simple majority, while Proposition No. 2 (the Bond) requires a 60% yes vote “with a minimum turnout of 12,572.”

With 17,572 counted, here are the first returns:

Highline School District No. 401 Proposition No. 1 (requires simple majority):

  • Yes: 9981 57.47%
  • No: 7386 42.53%

Highline School District No. 401 Proposition No. 2 (requires 60% supermajority/12,572 turnout):

  • Approved: 9413 53.94%
  • Rejected: 8037 46.06%

The next round of results will be released at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, so check back then…

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