Coupeville schools levies passing with more than 60 percent

Both replacement levies for the Coupeville School District are passing by a landslide.

The district’s Maintenance and Operations/Enrichment Levy is passing with 1,793 votes, or 60.88 percent.

The Technology Capital Project Levy was also passing with 1,795 votes, or 61.01 percent.

Both levies needed a majority over 50 percent to pass.

There was only one other proposition on the Feb. 13 ballot, a levy for the Stanwood School District.

Voter turnout for this election, according to the Island County Auditor’s Office, is 36.86 percent.

The next ballot count is 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 14. There are an estimated 200 ballots left to count.

Election certification is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23.

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