SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. — The "Yes" votes for a levy for the Central Valley School District and two levy propositions for the East Valley School District continue to lead after the second round of ballot counting.
According to the Spokane County Elections website, on Central Valley School District Proposition 1, the "Yes" votes lead the "No" votes by a count of 11,075 (51.17%) to 10,565 (48.82%).
The results also show that for East Valley School District Proposition 1, the "Yes" votes lead the "No" votes by a count of 3,151 (57.05%) to 2,354 (42.62%).
For East Valley School District Proposition 2, the "Yes" votes lead the "No" votes by a count of 3,408 (60.33%) to 2,236 (39.58%).
Central Valley's levy would help strengthen special education programs, update technology in classrooms and add extracurricular activities. It would also add another school resource officer.
This levy would cost voters $1.00 for every thousand dollars of house value.
East Valley's Prop. No. 1 is an educational and operational levy for $10 million and would be renewed for four years. It would cover technology and extracurricular costs, as well as maintaining funding for employees. It would also add a second deputy resource officer.
The levy would cost voters about $2.50 per thousand dollars of home value
East Valley's Prop No. 2 is a capital levy for $7 million and would be renewed for two years. It would include construction projects, such as new parking lots at elementary schools.
This capital levy would cost voters about $0.90 for every thousand dollars of home value.
According to the Elections website, there are 175 votes left to count, although not all of these votes may lie within a single voting district. The next ballot count is projected to take place on Thursday, Feb. 13.
In total, 23,928 ballots were cast.
For full election results, including for smaller districts outside of Spokane and Spokane Valley, click here.
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