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Coliseum referendum vote

New York Islanders owner Charles Wang casts his

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

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
Photo 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)

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and New York
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

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

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announces the defeat
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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,
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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.

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano casts his vote
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

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

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