The vote for the Glen Cove City Schools budget and Board of Education elections will be held tomorrow, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Three seats currently occupied by board president Richard Maccarone, vice president David Huggins and trustee Gail Nedbor-Gross are up for election. Only Huggins and Nedbor-Gross are running to retain their positions.
The incumbents and three new candidates on May 7, outlining their platforms and explaining what issues they consider most important.
to stick to a 2 percent tax levy cap for the 2012-2013 budget, with no major cuts necessary this year due to a one-time payback the district received from a years-old deal.
Election districts A, B and G can vote in the main lobby of ; district D voters may use the ; district E voters are directed to and district F voters to .
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Voter turnout seems to be a "little bit lower" than last year, according to the middle school's voting district chairperson, Linda Pearlman, who said she suspected the rainy weather might be a factor.
Last year saw an 8 percent turnout of registered voters, according to the school district.
The total voter count for the three voting districts' polls located at the middle school, the largest polling location, stood at just under 500 by 6 p.m., three hours before the vote is over.
Glen Cove resident Roberta Cerasi said she was happy with the slate of candidates and called the choice between them a hard one to make.
She stressed the importance of residents casting their votes, saying that those who don't do not have the right to complain about the outcome.
"Great schools, great teachers, great administrators - we've got to keep 'em that way," she said.