Newsday each year surveys Long Island’s 124 public school districts about proposed budgets and candidates seeking election to school boards. The information is compiled in the School Voters Guide and published before voters across Nassau and Suffolk counties go to the polls on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
In districts where candidates are competing for seats, information about their backgrounds and viewpoints on issues is offered to help voters make decisions. Information for unopposed candidates is not provided. Background information provided by the candidates is not independently verified.
A voter marks a ballot at Great Hollow Middle School in Nesconset on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Photo Credit: Ed Betz