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Lake Washington School District Levy Increase (February 2011)

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A Lake Washington School District Levy Increase measure was on the February 8, 2011 ballot in the Lake Washington school district area, which is in King County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 21,786 (60.75%) Approveda
  • NO 14,976 (39.25%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax rate by $.31 per $1,000 of assessed property value in order to help with over crowding of district schools.[2] Specifically it will go towards building permanent facilities for high school and elementary school students. The money will also go towards building a new secondary school in the district to house more students. The Seattle King County REALTORS® have come out endorsing this measure noting that good schools are important to potential home buyers and are important for the community overall.[3]

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