King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the Best Starts for Kids levy renewal election results after King County Elections posted that it was passing with 58% percent of the vote in early returns.
"Thank you, King County voters for boldly supporting our kids and our future. In renewing Best Starts for Kids, you have extended successful upstream solutions for youth in every community while creating access to quality childcare for thousands more.
"The new Best Starts for Kids is a monumental step that we will take together toward a future where every child can grow up happy, healthy, safe and thriving. With tonight's strong vote, Best Starts for Kids will continue to set the pace for the nation."
For more information, contact:
Chase Gallagher, Executive Office, 206-263-8537