Second count boosts school levy's passing margin
February 10, 2022
The Wahkiakum School District's four-year, $997,000 program and operations levy boosted its passing margin when votes were counted last Friday.
Friday's count of late arriving ballots increased totals to 725 yes votes and 670 no votes, an approval rate of 51.97 percent. In the initial count on election day Feb. 8, totals were 610 yes, 575 no, an approval rate of 51.48 percent.
Wahkiakum County elections officials said 1,395 of the district's 2,843 registered voters, 49.07 percent, had cast ballots. The final count and certification of the election will be this Friday at 11 a.m.