Voters elected incumbent Emily Rogan, Xavier Palacios and Tom DiGiacomo to the school board Tuesday. Also voted in was the $112 million budget.
The budget passed by 71 percent, 2,005-803, and the $2.29 million capital improvements plan was also approved 1,989-645.
With rain falling for much of the afternoon and controversial items like the closing of Jack Abrams School off the table for now, vote totals were down from last year. More than 3,400 votes were cast in the 2011 budget vote, well off this year's count of about 2,800 budget votes.
Rogan said she was surprised and happy about her large vote total in one of the "nicest" campaigns she has ever participated in. She said the new board members should fit in well.
"I think Tom and Xavier will really add a wonderful dynamic to the board," said Rogan, who will begin her third term in June.
DiGiacomo said he appreciated the support of the community and he welcomes the opportunity to serve.
"Hopefully, I can make a difference on how we provide an education for our students," said DiGiacomo, who has one son in the school district.
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Palacios said he is a hard worker who is ready for the task ahead.
"I'm excited to represent this district and I hope I'll be a factor in unifying our district," said Palacios.
The voter-approved $111,858,780 budget is an increase of 2.59 percent over the current year.
Former school board president Bill Dwyer and Susan Tully finished fourth and fifth in voting.
Current board trustees Elizabeth Black and Kimberly Brown created two openings when they decided not to run again.
Totals:Rogan 2,029 Palacios 1,602 Dwyer 1,267 DiGiacomo 1,749 Tully 1,060