Long Island School Elections 2014-15

Voters in 124 school districts across Long Island are going to the polls Tuesday to elect board members and vote on budgets. Here are election results for each school district, presented alphabetically. Scroll to your district to see which candidates won and whether the budget passed or failed. Budget figures are based on data released by the state Education Department and a Newsday survey.

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District Term Candidates Budget Budget Change Result Vote
Amagansett 2, 3 years Patrick R. Bistrian (104 votes), Patrick Bistrian III (112 votes) and Phelan Wolf (112 votes) all ran unopposed; Candidate with the third-most votes gets a two-year term to fill the early resignation of John Hossenlopp $10,473,646 2.50% pass 107-30
Amityville 3 years Mark Epps (incumbent) was challenged by Carolyn Dodd (WINNER - 588 votes); Lisa Johnson (WINNER - 480 votes) ran unopposed; Ronald Moss (WINNER - 578 votes) ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Asks voters to approve creating a $20 million capital reserve fund over 10 years. (Passes: 683 Yes 189 No) $82,940,931 2.60% pass 665-241
Babylon 2, 3 years Alena J. Berenblatt (incumbent), Dominick Montalto (WINNER - 865 votes), Elizabeth Altbacker (WINNER - 790 votes), Carol Ann Dell'Erba (WINNER - 805 votes) and Linda S. Jurs (WINNER - 913 votes); Gregory Antolini (incumbent) did not seek reelection; Candidate with the fourth-most votes gets a two-year term caused by the early resignation of Roger A. Katz, who vacated his seat in February $48,310,474 1.54% pass 847-397
Baldwin 3 years Heather Cameron, Lorienton Palmer and Karyn Reid (WINNER - 1, 313 votes); Laura Curran (incumbent), who resigned from her seat in February, did not seek reelection. PROPOSITION: Authorizes the district to use up to $1.5 million from the capital reserve fund for improvements to district buildings and the district office, including restoring masonry and site work at Baldwin High School and replacing gym windows at Brookside. (Passes: 1, 789 Yes 559 No) $121,993,915 2.49% pass 1857-692
Bay Shore 3 years Louis Bettinelli (WINNER - 1, 358 votes), Guy Leggio (WINNER -1, 778 votes) and Nicholas Scott $143,944,750 0.20% pass 1765-725
Bayport-Blue Point 3 years Michael Miller (1, 197 votes) and Daniene Byrne (1, 281 votes) ran unopposed in the by-seat election. Incumbents John Lynch and Diane D'Angelo did not seek re-election. Terms are three years. PROPOSITION: Expands the zone for school busing. (Passes: 993 Yes 745 No) $68,299,236 1.70% pass 1298-459
Bellmore 3 years Jay L. T. Breakstone (584 votes) ran unopposed $33,246,182 1.06% pass 618-241
Bellmore-Merrick n/a Board is comprised of board members from Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and North Merrick school districts $139,418,645 2.12% pass 2744-1287
Bethpage 3 years Anna Israelton (765 votes) and Michael J. Kelly (916 votes) both ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Permission to expend funds from capital reserve fund. (Passes: 845 Yes 218 No) $80,364,954 2.32% pass 938-319
Brentwood 3 years Elizabeth Mercado (WINNER - 637 votes), Wendy Rodriguez, Michael Sgroi, George M. Talley and Timothy Wilson ran for incumbent Helen R. Moss' seat. Incumbent Michael Jahkhah was challenged by Eileen Felix and incumbent Helen Moss (WINNER - 919 votes), who withdrew the candidacy for her seat and registered for Jahkhah's seat. Jahkhah and Wilson ran as a team; Moss and Mercado ran as a team; and Felix and Rodriguez ran as a team. Terms are three years. PROPOSITION: A proposition for voters to register year-round in school elections. (Passes: 744 Yes 343 No) $354,634,052 4.28% pass 1027-445
Bridgehampton 3 years Michael Gomberg, Jeffrey D. Mansfield (WINNER - 187 votes) and Kathleen G. McCleland (WINNER - 172 votes); Gabriela Braia (incumbent) and Elizabeth W. Kotz (incumbent) did not seek reelection. PROPOSITION: Bridgehampton Childcare (Passes: 157 Yes 89 No) $12,326,036 9.93% fail 134-113
Carle Place 3 years Barry Dennis (WINNER - 469 votes), John DiFrisco (WINNER - 494 votes), Cory Binenbaum and Craig Stewart. PROPOSITION: Asks voters to approve use of $1 million in capital reserve funds for repairs or renovations to district facilities and a new vehicle. (Passes: 632 Yes 137 No) $48,180,796 1.26% pass 663-197
Center Moriches 3 years Daniel Finnegan (incumbent), Joshua Foster (WINNER- 728 votes), Patrick Hahn, Kelly Platt, James Scott Sigerson and Gary Unger (WINNER- 649 votes); Heather Schaub-Magill (incumbent) is not seeking reelection $40,486,398 1.59% pass 827-387
Central Islip 3 years Edna Carbajal (WINNER-808), Doris Dodson (incumbent), Monique McCray (incumbent), Michele Harriott (WINNER-902), Joseph Saenz De Viteri, Ruben Vallejo and Norman A. Wagner (WINNER-889) $192,496,924 2.42% pass 894-478
Cold Spring Harbor 3 years Janice Elkin (408 votes), Mark McAteer (391 votes) and Mark Freidberg (374 votes) all ran unopposed; Lori Homer (incumbent) did not seek reelection. PROPOSITION: Authorizes the spending of up to $1.5 million from the capital reserve fund for building projects, including heating, roofing, flooring and plumbing improvements at various schools. (Passes: 357 Yes 112 No) $62,773,201 2.06% pass 369-149
Commack 3 years Mary Jo Masciello (WINNER - 1, 631 votes) was challenged by Dan Fusco (1, 264 votes); Janine DiGirolamo (WINNER - 1, 191 votes), Catherine Kurten (751 votes) and George Marine (999 votes) ran for the seat of Peter Wunsch (incumbent), who did not seek reelection $183,223,817 2.14% pass 2220-847
Comsewogue 1, 3 years Alexandra Gordon (WINNER - 908 votes), James Sanchez (WINNER - 754 votes), Christopher McCrary, Richard Rennard (WINNER - 736 votes) and Peter Reyes; Candidate with the third-most votes gets a one-year term caused by the early resignation of Lance Brown, who vacated in September $83,309,267 2.73% pass 1012-325
Connetquot 3 years Lee Kennedy (1, 277 votes) ran unopposed; Milynn Augulis (799 votes) ran unopposed for the seat of Michael D. Kealy (incumbent), who did not seek reelection $177,593,052 0.88% pass 1374-554
Copiague 3 years Brian J. Sales (635 votes) ran unopposed; Rosemary Natoli (540 votes) was challenged by Peter Robinson $109,618,073 2.53% pass 783-328
Deer Park 1, 3 years Alfred Centamore (1, 119 votes) ran unopposed; Donna Gulli Grunseich (WINNER - 943 votes) was challenged by Jerry Jean-Pierre; Anthony Camodeo and Kristine Rosales (WINNER - 661 votes) ran for a one-year term caused by the resignation of Frank T. Wilkinson in February. PROPOSITION: A ballot proposition to approve selling Washington School for no less than $5 million to a residential housing developer who plans to build 244 units of senior multifamily housing. (Passes: 1, 241 Yes 677 No) $105,929,364 2.18% pass 1372-560
East Hampton 3 years Patricia Hope (531 votes) and Jacqueline Lowey (535 votes) both ran unopposed $65,075,748 1.30% pass 492-184
East Islip 3 years Toni Brauneisen and William Carpluk (WINNER -1, 901) ran for the seat of Kim Phillips (incumbent), who did not seek reelection; Sally Gabriel, Ryan Stanton and Christopher Zachry (WINNER -1, 294) ran for the seat of Glenn Reed (incumbent), who did not seek reelection $110,785,649 1.20% pass 1929-1025
East Meadow 3 years Joseph Danenza (1, 701 votes) ran unopposed; Corey Fanelli (incumbent) was challenged by Scott Eckers (WINNER - 1, 464 votes) $191,128,156 1.53% pass 1951-597
East Moriches 3 years Michael Griffin (WINNER - 288) was challenged by William Hempfling. PROPOSITION: Designates nearby high schools of Center Moriches, Eastport-South Manor and Westhampton Beach as receiving school for East Moriches. (Passes: 416 Yes 103 No) $25,876,539 1.58% pass 402-103
East Quogue 3 years Patricia Tuzzolo (619 votes) and Cynthia McNamara (588 votes) ran unopposed; Mario Cardaci (incumbent) did not seek reelection $22,826,044 1.85% pass 642-175
East Rockaway 3 years Neil Schloth (554) and Keith Gamache (508) ran unopposed; Linda Schmidt (incumbent) did not seek reelection. PROPOSITION: Authorizes spending of $356, 000 in spending from the capital reserve for building improvements and repairs. (Passes: 528 Yes 176 No); PROPOSITION: Authorizing spending of $320, 000 for technology projects. (Passes: 573 Yes 195 No); PROPOSITION: Establishing a new reserve fund for improvement repairs. (Passes: 564 Yes 202 No); PROPOSITION: Establishes a reserve fund for technology repairs and upgrades. (Passes: 548 Yes 203 No) $37,295,028 1.23% pass 613-254
East Williston 3 years Mark Kamberg (520 votes) ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Authorization to spend up to $1 million from a capital project reserve fund for various capital improvement projects. (Passes: 468 Yes 136 No) $55,749,034 2.52% pass 495-174
Eastport-South Manor 3 years Patricia Harran (WINNER - 723 votes), Donna Moeller (WINNER - 688 votes) and Stevenson Petit $92,624,590 1.52% pass 810-291
Elmont 3 years Anthony Maffea, Sr. (WINNER - 823 votes) was challenged by Alfred G. Burt; Deniece Walker (incumbent) was challenged by Raymond Sims (WINNER - 855 votes) $83,767,318 3.54% pass 1692-705
Elwood 3 years Michael LaMena (876 votes) ran unopposed; Julia Fried (909 votes) ran unopposed for the seat of William Gutekunst (incumbent), who did not seek reelection $58,634,724 2.80% pass 891-345
Farmingdale 3 years John E. Capobianco (1, 597 votes) and Ralph Morales (1, 437 votes) ran unopposed; Stephen Wilson (incumbent) did not seek reelection. PROPOSITION: Appropriates up to $985, 000 from capital reserves to complete asbestos abatement and renovate windows and a curtain wall in the pedestrian bridge at Howitt Middle School. (Passes:1, 583 Yes 1, 437 No); PROPOSITION: Funds Farmingdale Youth Council with $593, 845 (Passes: 1523 Yes 514 No) $156,496,648 2.03% pass 1516-626
Fire Island 3 years Vernon Henriksen (60 votes) and Judi Phelan (56 votes) both ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Authorization to use the full remaining balances of two reserve funds for building improvements at Woodhull Elementary. (Passes: 59 Yes 3 No); PROPOSITION: Authorization to establish a capital reserve fund for future renovation and infrastructure projects. (Passes: 58 Yes 4 No) $6,173,820 2.93% pass 57-5
Fishers Island 3 years Jamie Doucette (35 votes) and Laura Finan (23 votes) ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Authorizes the use of $500, 000 from the district's capital reserve fund for improvements at the Fishers Island School to the music classroom and the elementary wing, as well as the creation of a bathroom that complies with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. (Passes: 38 Yes 2 No) $3,737,597 3.39% pass 39-2
Floral Park-Bellerose 3 years Jennell Horan (WINNER - 1, 502 votes) was challenged by Elizabeth Rossi $28,403,479 1.96% pass 1987-975
Franklin Square 3 years Jean Fichtl (WINNER- 977 votes) defeated Joseph Lewinger (855 votes) $36,255,700 1.95% pass 1848-699
Freeport 3 years Ronald Ellerbe (WINNER - 1, 031 votes), Vilma Lancaster (WINNER - 874 votes) and Frank Grossman; Ernest Kight, Jr. was disqualified as a candidate. PROPOSITION: To use $1.2 million in capital reserve funds to renovate school buildings. (Passes: 1, 083 Yes 274 No) $162,358,708 3.83% pass 1023-431
Garden City 3 years Angela Heineman (1, 505 votes) ran unopposed $109,407,138 1.68% pass 1527-537
Glen Cove 3 years Barrie Dratch (615 votes) and Maureen Pappachristou (786 votes) both ran unopposed $79,281,428 3.41% pass 740-330
Great Neck 3 years Lawrence Gross (WINNER - 1, 494 votes), Susan Healy (WINNER - 1, 490 votes) and Chien Huang $214,067,850 2.21% pass 1679-444
Greenport 3 years No one filed for candidacy; Lisa Murray (incumbent) did not seek reelection; Board Member Droskoski (WRITE-IN). District officials said if a write-in candidate emerges on election night and accepts the candidacy, the board can fill the seat with that person. If no candidate emerges, the board could make an appointment later or it can operate with four members $16,388,165 5.73% pass 325-66
Half Hollow Hills 3 years Diana Acampora (WINNER - 1, 179 votes), Betty DeSabato (WINNER - 1, 106 votes), Paul Peller (WINNER - 1, 116 votes), Craig Gardy, Matthew Glaser, Stephanie Gurin, Adam Kleinberg and Alan Lacher $234,216,849 2.61% pass 2084-709
Hampton Bays 3 years Dorothy Capuano (910 votes) ran unopposed $48,171,253 2.37% pass 807-227
Harborfields 3 years Nicholas P. Giuliano (WINNER - 1, 228 votes), Darryl St. George (878 votes) and David Steinberg (WINNER - 1, 088 votes); Michael Banks (incumbent) did not seek reelection $79,679,165 2.99% pass 1467-429
Hauppauge 3 years Susan B. Hodosky (incumbent), Geri Richter (incumbent), Lawrence Crafa (WINNER - 980 votes) and James Kiley (WINNER - 984 votes). PROPOSITION: A ballot proposition to spend $665, 000 from the capital reserve fund to replace two wings of windows at Whiporwil (CQ) School. (Passes: 1, 183 Yes 684 No) $104,437,521 2.56% pass 1358-552
Hempstead 1, 3 years Betty J. Cross (WINNER-691), Ricky A. Cooke, Sr. (WINNER-802), David B. Gates, Tina Hodge-Bowles, Leonard Myers, Randy Stith, Maribel C. Toure; Candidate with second-most votes gets one-year term to fill vacancy created by resignation of Waylyn Hobbs. $184,960,572 3.42% pass 802-517
Herricks 3 years James Gounaris (1, 249 votes) and Christine Turner (1, 345 votes) both ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Sought authorization for a $3.5 million bond issue for roofs, heating, ventilation and windows. (Passes: 1, 105 Yes 557 No) $107,594,911 2.84% pass 1378-696
Hewlett-Woodmere 3 years Cheryl May (WINNER - 1, 805 votes), Scott McInnes (WINNER - 1, 759 votes), Jacob Shafran and Fred Usherson $111,955,771 2.14% pass 1538-976
Hicksville 3 years Kevin J. Carroll (WINNER - 1, 137 votes) ran unopposed; Steven Culhane (WINNER - 1, 114 votes) ran unopposed; Michael Beneventano (WINNER - 842 votes) and David Jao ran for the seat of Dolores Garger (incumbent), who did not seek reelection $127,935,953 2.68% pass 1360-524
Huntington 3 years Jennifer Hebert (1, 529 votes) and Adam Spector (1, 397 votes) both ran unopposed. PROPOSITION: Sought authorization to release $2, 230, 184 from the district's capital reserve fund for such things as parking field reconstruction at the high school; districtwide computer network and technology upgrades; and replacement of interior doors, locks and related hardware at Nathaniel Woodhull Intermediate School. (Passes: 1547 Yes 322 No) $117,614,370 2.53% pass 1552-358
Island Park 5 years Tara Byrne (368 votes) ran unopposed; Steven Foster (WRITE-IN - 1 vote) $38,338,125 6.94% pass 313-187
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