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Report of the Annual Election May 19, 2015

REPORT OF THE ANNUAL ELECTION OF
THE CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK, HELD ON
May 19, 2015, AT 7:00 A.M. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

At the annual election of one ember of the Board of Education and of one member of the School District Public Library trustee, and vote upon the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures of the School District and the School District Public Library for the coming year, and authorizing the levy of taxes, of the qualified voters of the Chappaqua Central School District, Westchester County, New York, held in the Horace Greeley High School gymnasium, 70 Roaring Brook Road, Chappaqua, New York, in said School District, on the nineteenth day of May 2015, at 7:00 a.m., Daylight Saving Time:

The Chairwoman of the Election, Heather Baker Sullivan, designated by the Board of Education, to call the meeting to order, called the meeting to order at 7:00 a.m., Daylight Saving Time, and announced that the purpose of the meeting was to hold the annual election of one member of the Board of Education for a three-year term, and of one Library trustee for a five-year term, and the appropriation of the necessary funds to meet the estimated expenditures of the School District and the School District Public Library for the school year 2015/2016, and authorizing the levy of taxes, as provided for and contained in the notice of public hearings on the 2015/2016 School District Budget.

Theresa Markley, Chief Election Inspector, designated by the Board of Education, was present. The Inspector of Election reported that each voting machine to be used at the meeting had been examined by herself, Anthony Oliveri, machine mechanic, and the Chairwoman, Ms. Baker Sullivan; that all counters were set at zero; that the ballot labels were properly placed; and that each machine was, in all respects, in proper condition for use.

The Chairwoman announced that the voting would proceed, and the polls were declared open at 7:00 a.m. The Chairwoman declared that all duly qualified and registered voters desiring to vote at any time until 9:00 p.m., were entitled to cast their votes.

At 9:00 p.m., the Chairwoman, Heather Baker Sullivan, announced that all voters in the polling place on or before 9:00 p.m., having been allowed to vote, the polls were declared closed.

Immediately upon the close of the polls, the Inspectors of Election proceeded to canvass the vote, and made the following report:

Total number of machine ballots cast:

935

Total number of absentee ballots cast 20. Of those 20 were valid.

20

There were 4 Affidavit paper ballots to be reviewed with the Westchester County Board of Elections. Of those, 3 were valid.

3

As to balloting on School Budget resolution:

 

Total number of machine votes cast:

 

YES

786

No

149

Total number of valid absentee votes cast:

 

YES

14

No

6

Total number of valid affidavit ballots:

 

YES

3

No

0

TOTAL machine, absentee, and affidavit ballots counted:

 

YES

803

No

155

For one member of the Board of Education for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2015, and expiring June 30, 2018:

 

Total number of machine votes cast:

 

Alyson Gardner

760

Total number of valid absentee votes cast:

 

Alyson Gardner

17

Total number of valid affidavit votes cast:

 

Alyson Gardner

2

TOTAL machine, absentee & affidavit ballots:

 

Alyson Gardner

779

For School District Public Library Trustee for a term of office commencing July 1, 2015 and expiring on June 30, 2020:

 

Total number of machine votes cast:

 

Maggie Christ

701

Total number of valid absentee votes cast:

 

Maggie Christ

17

Total number of valid affidavit votes cast:

 

Maggie Christ

3

TOTAL machine, absentee & affidavit ballots:

 

Maggie Christ

721

As to balloting on Library Budget resolution:

 

Total number of machine votes cast:

 

YES

814

No

119

Total number of valid absentee votes cast:

 

YES

15

No

5

Total number of valid affidavit votes cast:

 

YES

3

No

0

TOTAL machine, absentee, and affidavit ballots:

 

YES

832

No

124

PROPOSITION to transfer funds and authorization to use those funds for the purpose of renovation and replacement of equipment at HG cafeteria.

 

Total number of machine votes cast:

 

YES

826

No

100

Total number of valid absentee votes cast:

 

YES

15

No

3

Total number of valid affidavit votes cast:

 

YES

3

No

0

TOTAL machine, absentee, and affidavit ballots:

 

YES

844

No

103

The Chairwoman, Heather Baker Sullivan, announced the results of the voting. Absentee ballots were counted and she thereupon declared the meeting adjourned. Affidavit ballots were validated with Westchester County Board of Elections and counted in front of witnesses, and added to the totals as noted above.

Theresa M. Markley
District Clerk and Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
May 19, 2015

Certified by the Board of Education on May 27, 2015