First round of results in for school levy propositions, how people are voting
SPOKANE CO., Wash. — Several school districts asked voters for additional money in the form of tax levies in Tuesday night’s Spokane County Special Election, and the first round of results is in.
The Central Valley, East Valley, Newport, Rosalia, and Saint Johns, and Tekoa school districts are asking for more funding for safety, improvements and remodeling projects, the hiring of campus safety officers, and to continue to operate certain electives and extracurricular activities.
For Central Valley, 50% of voters said ‘yes’ to funding those improvements, with 50.4% voting in favor of Prop. 1 and 60% voting in favor of Prop. 2 for East Valley.
In Newport, 51.5% voted in favor, while 34% voted ‘yes’ for St. John’s to improved health, safety, and overall operations. In the Rosalia School District, 35% voted in favor of a levy to improve educational programs.
Updated results for Tekoa are currently unavailable.
This is a developing story. Results will be updated here.
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