March 12, 1997 in City

Two School Levies In Trouble

From Staff Reports
 

Two of three school operating levies in Lincoln and Stevens counties were failing in Tuesday night’s unofficial election results.

Only a one-year, $260,000 levy in the Harrington School District appeared to have passed. The levy had 65.7 percent support, 163-84, but up to 54 absentee or vote-by-mail ballots hadn’t been returned.

Elsewhere in Lincoln County, a two-year, $539,000-a-year Davenport School District levy was just short of the necessary 60 percent approval. The measure had 59.8 percent support, 383-257. It will be decided by up to 214 ballots absentee and vote-by-mail ballots.

In Stevens County, a two-year, $584,701-a-year Colville School District levy apparently failed with 57.2 percent support, 1,413-1,059.

Auditor Tim Gray said up to 368 absentee ballots remained uncounted. , DataTimes


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