Five Candidates in Race for
Three Trustee Seats
The field is set. Five candidates are in the race for three seats on the Huntington School Board. Tom DiGiacomo, Bill Dwyer, Xavier Palacios, Emily Rogan and Susan Tully submitted petitions by Monday's 5 p.m. deadline and qualified for the May 15 ballot.
The winning candidates will serve three-year terms commencing July 1, 2012 and running through June 30, 2015. Incumbent trustees Elizabeth Black and Kim Brown decided not to run for re-election. Mrs. Black has served three full terms totaling nine years. Mrs. Brown has served for the past four years, including a one-year unexpired term and a full three-year term.
Voting will take place May 15 in the Huntington High School lobby from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. To be eligible, an individual must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older, a resident of Huntington School District for at least 30 days and be registered to vote in a general election or with the school district.
Applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the District Clerk's office at the district's administrative offices located at 50 Tower Street, Huntington Station, at least seven days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter or up to the day before the election if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be returned by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 for them to be counted in the 2012 election and budget vote.
For more information contact District Clerk Elizabeth Troffa at 673-2126.