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Agen, Baker maintain large school board vote leads

This corrects and updates the Nov. 6 election story which incorrectly stated all votes had been counted in the La Conner school board elections.

Newcomer Marlys Baker will defeat Board Chair Janie Beasley for La Conner School Board Director and John Agen is posed to take Kate Szurek’s Director seat. Tuesday’s ballot count update shows a turnout over 50% higher than the 2015 school board election.

With 800 votes to be counted countywide, Baker has 67% of the vote, steadily increasing her lead since election night. Szurek has reduced the percentage by which Agen leads her, but he has increased h...


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