Important school election in Tukwila entering final days

Community members have been out in force in recent days in support of the important levy and bond election in the Tukwila School District on Feb. 9.

Community members

Community members have been out in force in recent days in support of the important levies and bond election in the Tukwila School District on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Community members and students joined together Tuesday morning on South 144th Street at Foster High School to wave signs in support of the levies and bond.

On the ballot are two replacement levies, one for school programs and operations and one for technology. The $99 million bond measure will build an early learning center and STEAM additions and pay for deferred maintenance.

Ballots must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, Feb. 9, or returned to a drop-off location no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday. In Tukwila voters can drop off their ballots with an election van at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, or 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Election Day.

A 24-hour, drop-off secured box is available at the King County Elections Division Office, 919 S.W. Grady Way, Renton.

The first results are posted online just after 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Information about voting is available online or by calling 206-296-VOTE (8683).


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