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New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his vote at the West Side School in Syosset. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Coliseum referendum vote

Photos from the Aug. 1 vote in Nassau to decide on a measure calling for the construction of a new arena to replace the Nassau Coliseum.

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and New York
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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and New York Islanders owner Charles Wang announce the defeat of the referendum to build a new Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and New York
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and New York Islanders owner Charles Wang announce the defeat of the referendum to build a new Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Charles Wang addresses media and supporters after the
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Charles Wang addresses media and supporters after the polls closed. (Aug. 1, 2011)

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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announces the defeat
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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announces the defeat of the referendum to build a new Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Charles Wang hugs Islanders Vice President Michael Picker
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Charles Wang hugs Islanders Vice President Michael Picker after addressing media and supporters at the Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

A Nassau resident casts her vote at John
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A Nassau resident casts her vote at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on plans to build a new Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)... Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

At John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage,
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

At John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage, a Nassau resident casts her vote on plans to build a new Nassau Coliseum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

Turnout looks light as a Nassau resident casts
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Turnout looks light as a Nassau resident casts his vote at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on plans to build a new Nassau Coliseum.

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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote at the John F Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage, New York. (August 1, 2011)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote at the John F Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage, New York. (August 1, 2011)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote
(Credit: Photo by Howard Schnapp)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote on Monday, August 1, 2011 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang speaks to
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang speaks to the media after he casts his vote at the West Side School in Syosset. (Aug. 1, 2011)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his vote at the West Side School in Syosset. (Aug. 1, 2011)

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New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his vote at the West Side School in Syosset. (Aug. 1, 2011)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his vote at the West Side School in Syosset. (Aug. 1, 2011)

A a sample referrendum. (Aug. 1, 2011)
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

A a sample referrendum. (Aug. 1, 2011)

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