Finalized special election results show school levies pass

Proposition 1 passed with 74.1 percent and Proposition 2 passed with 77.4 percent.

The finalized results from King County Elections for the Feb. 9 special election show both levies for the Mercer Island School District overwhelmingly passed.

Proposition 1 renews the six-year Capital Projects and Technology Levy to pay for repairs and improvements to school buildings and facilities, plus technology projects that include staff training and computer upgrades.

Proposition 2 is a one-year Transportation Levy to replace aging school buses with propane-fueled vehicles.

“I am grateful that Mercer Island voters continue to support their public schools​,” said Superintendent Dr.Gary Plano in a statement. “The board and I want to express our gratitude to our supporters, volunteers and to this community for placing such a high value on supporting a high-quality public education for our students.”

Proposition 1 passed with 74.1 percent and Proposition 2 passed with 77.4 percent.

 


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