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Agen expands leads for school board director

La Conner school board member John Agen increased his lead over former District 2 Director Jeanie Beasley to 120 votes. He now has 54.4% to Beasley's 45.1% after this second vote report Thursday from the Skagit County Elections Office staff.

Agen led by 68 votes Tuesday.

While county staff estimate 9,000 votes remain to be tallied countywide, it is not known how many La Conner school district ballots remain to be counted. Twelve hundred and ninety three residents have voted in this election.

In 2019, Marlys Baker's win over Beasley brought out over 1,700 voters for this director's position. Wh...


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