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School levies pass

Canvassing board, certification set for Friday

Voters approved replacement levies in the Shelton and Pioneer school districts on the Valentine’s Day ballot.

The Shelton levy received 2,539 “yes” votes for 51.87%, and 2,356 “no” votes for 48.13%. The Pioneer levy received 1,810 “yes” votes for 54.9%, and 1,487 “no” votes for 45.1%. Both needed a simple majority to pass.

The final ballot count is set for 4 p.m. today, with an estimated five ballots to add to the total. The count is scheduled to be certified Friday. Voter turnout was 36.56%.

Ninety Mason County residents also cast ballots on an Elma School District bond, which failed with 35....


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