School Budget Voting Final Results 2008


A total of 52 school district budgets were defeated on the annual budget vote day of May 20. Of those, 17 school boards chose to adopt a contingency budget in accordance with state law. The remaining 35 districts submitted to voters either the same budget (4 districts) or a revised budget (31 districts) on the revote day of June 17. In the revotes, 24 budgets passed and 11 failed. Of the four districts that submitted the same budget to voters, one passed and three failed. Below is a breakdown of results.

Adopted Contingency Budget After First Vote
(School District, County)

Arlington, Dutchess
Averill Park, Rensselaer
Broadalbin-Perth, Fulton
Canajoharie, Montgomery
Carthage, Jefferson
Chenango Valley, Broome
East Moriches, Suffolk
East Ramapo, Rockland
Glens Falls Common, Warren
Glens Falls, Warren
Gloversville, Fulton
Hyde Park, Dutchess
Marlboro, Ulster
Newburgh, Orange
Northville, Fulton
Oneida, Madison
York, Livingston
Total Contingency† = 17

Budget Defeated After Revote
(School District, County)

Altmar-Parish-Williamstown, Oswego (same budget)
Auburn, Cayuga (same budget)
Bedford, Westchester
Mount Vernon, Westchester
Norwood-Norfolk, St. Lawrence
Oswego, Oswego
Patchogue-Medford, Suffolk

Budget Defeated After Revote (conít)
(School District, County)

Pine Plains, Dutchess (same budget)
Potsdam, St. Lawrence
Wantagh, Nassau
Wappingers, Dutchess
Total Defeated = 11

Budget Passed After Revote
(School District, County)

Canisteo/Greenwood, Steuben
Corinth, Saratoga
Duanesburg, Schenectady
Florida, Orange
Goshen, Orange
Haldane, Putnam
Hannibal, Oswego (same budget)
Hauppauge, Suffolk
Holley, Orleans
Hudson, Columbia
Jordan-Elbridge, Onondaga
Kings Park, Suffolk
Kingston, Ulster
Lindenhurst, Suffolk
Lyme, Jefferson
Onondaga, Onondaga
Schodack, Rensselaer
Schoharie, Schoharie
Schroon Lake, Essex
Shelter Island, Suffolk
Shoreham-Wading River, Suffolk
South Cayuga, Cayuga
South Glens Falls, Saratoga
Wallkill, Ulster
Total Passed = 24

New York State School Boards Association
Research Library
June 18, 2008

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