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Voters reject $600 million Edmonds School District bond

District will look to place new bond on ballot later this year


Last updated 2/20/2020 at 4:12pm

The six-year, $600 million Edmonds School District capital bond has failed, with just over 56% of voters supporting it, according to the latest results from the Feb. 11 special election.

A bond needs a 60% majority to pass in Washington state.

Voter turnout was a little over 31%, according to unofficial vote counts by Snohomish County Feb. 18. The overall Snohomish County turnout was 32.8%.

The bond, in addition to replacing College Place Middle School, would have replaced Oak Heights and Beverly elementary schools, and completed improvements to Spruce Elementary School.

It would have als...

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