Some 383,000 ballots have been mailed, and about 37 percent of voters are expected to participate, county elections manager Garth Fell said.
The number of returning ballots started out a little slow but picked up last week, Fell said.
Ballots must either be postmarked by Tuesday or returned to election drop boxes by 8 p.m.
The only districts that donít have ballot measures are Index, Stanwood and Arlington. Levies are approved with a simple majority; bond issues require 60 percent voter approval.
The districts with measures on special election ballots are:
Edmonds: An operations levy and a $275 million bond issue for projects such as replacing Alderwood Middle School, Madrona School and Lynndale Elementary.
Everett: An operations levy and $259 million bond issue to pay for a new high school, a new elementary school and a major upgrade to North Middle School.
Marysville: A maintenance and operations levy as well as a technology levy that would pay for wide-ranging improvements including district-wide Wi-Fi, more electronic tablets and computers for students and installation of security cameras at each of the districtís 22 schools.
Monroe: A maintenance and operations levy and a technology levy that would bring in $7.5 million over six years.
Mukilteo: A maintenance and operations levy and a $119 million bond issue to pay for projects such as a new early-learning center, a building where all the districtís kindergarten students would be taught and a new elementary school.
Snohomish: An operations levy and a technology levy to fund instructional improvements, such as computers, wireless access and online communication.
Lake Stevens: An operations levy and a technology levy for classroom computers, professional training and technology support, and purchasing new equipment.
Lakewood: A $66.8 million bond issue for improvements to Lakewood High School and for additional educational programs and improvements to security, heating, plumbing and electrical systems.
Granite Falls: An operations levy, as well as a technology and school improvements levy to fund the purchase of computers and other equipment; to make safety, energy efficiency and other capital improvements to school facilities; and to purchase major equipment.
Northshore: An operations levy and a $177 million bond issue to build a new high school, modernize schools and purchase technology.
Sultan: A maintenance and operations levy to pay for the marching band, athletic teams, all-day kindergarten, technology, maintenance and middle-school advanced placement programs.
Darrington: Continuing the maintenance and operations levy.
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