On Friday, the Grays Harbor County Elections Office released the 2nd count of ballots from the April Special Election.
In Hoquiam, the voters continue their support of the local ambulance levy, with numbers dropping slightly overall from81% on Election Night to 80% as of Friday. In 2010 the same measure passed with 71% voting yes.
91% of voters in Taholah support their 2 year excess levy to support the rural school. Voter turnout increased from 35 last Tuesday to 85 due to main in or drop box ballots.
Fire District 7 has increased their chances of receiving their excess levy funds. Friday numbers show 77.87% Yes votes for their Emergency Medical Care and Ambulance levy, up from 75.88% on Election Night.
In the Oakville School District, their M&O levy increased their approval, but by less than a percentage point. On Tuesday, the levy was passing with 56.46% and new numbers show a 56.71% approval.
Almost 2000 ballots have been counted, showing a 29.64% voter turned out for the election according to the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office. The next ballot count is scheduled for Wednesday with a Friday certification.