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Patch Question: Reaction to New Hyde Park, Herricks Budget Results

New Hyde Park residents voted strongly to support the proposed 2012-13 school budgets.

In a move that was not unexpected, the proposed 2012-13 school budgets for both New Hyde Park and Herricks  from the voters on Tuesday.

Overall, 64 percent of the voters in New Hyde Park-Garden City Park cast their ballots , which did not include any cuts to programs or staff.

Meanwhile, Herricks also , which is greater than 60 percent, something that had not been achieved in recent memory, but lost about 20 positions in the district as well as some intramurals and increasing a few class sizes.

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Below is a breakdown of the vote by proposal.

New Hyde Park-Garden City Park
Yes No Total 2012-13 NHP-GCP Budget 1,047 579
2012-13 Sewanhaka Budget 1,008 525 2012-13 Hillside Library Budget 961 541 District Total

1,651 Absentee Ballots 59 New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Trustee
Total Seat 1: David DelSanto (Uncontested) 975 Seat 2: Frank Miranda 672 Helen Lewandowski 615


Yes No 2012-13 Budget 1,661 949 Herricks Trustee
Total Seat 1: Brian Hassan (Uncontested) 1,473 Seat 2: Nancy Feinstein (Uncontested) 1,616

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