- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) - Voters in King County who rejected higher taxes for bus service weren’t the only ones in Washington in a negative mood for Tuesday’s election.

Spokane Valley voters rejected a $22 million bond measure to pay for two new libraries, although they approved a measure to create a library capital facilities district, The Spokesman-Review reports (http://bit.ly/1tBDKLM ).

Voters in Sequim (skwim) rejected a $154 million bond measure to renovate schools, the Peninsula Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1f5lV3w ).

Voters in Bridgeport rejected a $4 million school bond issue that would have brought $8 million in state matching funds if it had passed, The Wenatchee World reports (http://bit.ly/1tBFDry).

But voters in Tacoma approved a $198 million bond issue to upgraded parks and the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1tBEJvr ).