TODAY'S PAPER
Overcast 58° Good Afternoon
Overcast 58° Good Afternoon
Long IslandEducation

Revotes: Long Island school election results

A voter votes on the school budget in

A voter votes on the school budget in Sayville, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Three Long Island school districts held revotes Tuesday in a final effort to pass budgets and avoid tax freezes -- the lowest number of revotes since the state's tax-cap law reshaped the system in 2012.

Polls closed at 9 p.m. in the Sayville and West Babylon districts Bridgehampton's polls closed at 8 p.m.

Here are the results:

BRIDGEHAMPTON: Residents voted on a $12.3 million spending plan that would raise spending 9.93 percent and taxes 8.76 percent. Bridgehampton's budget requires 60 percent approval.

Yes: 240 votes

No: 145 votes

Percent: 62.3 percent; budget passed

SAYVILLE: Residents voted on a $90 million plan that would nudge spending upward 0.66 percent and taxes 1.22 percent. Sayville's budget requires 50 percent approval.

Yes: 2,518 votes

No: 797

Percent: 75.9 percent; budget passed

WEST BABYLON: Residents voted on a budget that would raise spending 0.63 percent and taxes 1.36 percent. West Babylon's budget requires 50 percent approval.

Yes: 1,432 votes

No: 542 votes

Percent: 72.5 percent; budget passed

Latest Long Island News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE