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2012 Long Island School Election Results

June 19th REVOTE results:
Story at Long Island Press: here.

All nine Nassau/Suffolk school districts passed budgets on the revote.

Elmont School District passed a budget that was lower than the first proposed/rejected budget, but slightly higher than the budget tax cap imposed by NY State.

Results are posted at Newsday (which is, unfortunately, a subscription-only website). Link to Newsday story: here.

According to Newsday, over 90% of school budgets on Long Island passed. Though, the school budget failed in:

Center Moriches Schools
Comsewogue Schools
East Islip Schools
Elmont Schools
Floral Park-Bellerose Schools
Mount Sinai Schools
Oysterponds Schools
Three Village Schools
Tuckahoe Schools

The big news of the day is that high school senior Josh Lafazan won a seat on the Syosset School Board. Part of Josh Lafazan’s campaign was a complaint about the Superintendent’s $500,000 salary/beneifts annualpay. The budget did pass in Syosset Schools.

Miscellaneous School Election Results:

Newsday reports:
East Islip Schools “…a local taxpayer group has campaigned heavily for two candidates, incumbent Louis Raffone and Philip Montouri Sr., who ran unsuccessfully two years ago. Both won…” [And, the budget failed in East Islip.]

Newsday reports:
Bayport-Blue Point “a team of three challengers — Rebecca Campbell, John Lynch and William Milligan [won]…” “The challengers…promised to scrutinize employee contracts to make sure the district can afford them under the new tax cap…” [In Bayport-Blu Point School District, the budget passed.]

Here in North Babylon School District: The Budget passed. The school district posted these results:

For North Babylon Schools

Budget Vote:
Yes – 1577
No – 913

Bus Proposition
Yes – 1530
No – 932

Board Trustees:

Audrey Jacullo
Salvatore Levanti

Sachem Central School District: The budget passed with 60.2% YES votes. Sachem Schools Election results: here.

Connetquot Central School District. The budget passed with 2438 YES and 1041 NO. Reported at Connetquot Schools website: here.

For Connetquot Schools

School Budget: Passed

Yes- 2,438
No- 1,041
Board of Education Elections:
Seat 1: Kim Pepe – 1784
(Charles F. Gee – 1,390)
Seat 2: Leo R. Marinick 1,712
(Joseph Doscher – 910)
(Frederick W. Stroh -571)

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