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Levies edge ahead early

Second ballot count was Wednesday afternoon

The Shelton School District's replacement levy was narrowly passing at 51.6% on the initial ballot count Tuesday evening, while the Pioneer School District's replacement levy was passing at 54.55%.

The results of the second ballot count were scheduled to be released at 4 p.m. Wednesday, after the Journal had gone to print. The results are available at the Mason County auditor's website under "Elections." For approval, the levies need a simple majority of 50%, plus one. Voter turnout in the initial count was 32.54%.

The Shelton School District's levy request on the first count received 2,207 "y...


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