Thursday, 23 May 2024 12:48

School Board and Budget Election Results

Residents of the Saratoga Springs, Ballston Spa, and Schuylerville school districts voted on school budgets and board members on Tuesday, May 21. Unofficial results were reported by the districts the following morning. All three districts had their proposed 2024-2025 budgets approved by voters. 

Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs City School District residents approved the proposed $148,709,136 school budget for 2024-2025 by a vote of 3,150 to 781. The bus bond proposition was also approved, by a vote of 3,102 to 823. 

Three candidates were elected to the Board of Education: Deb Amory, Matt Kopans, and Connie Woytowich. Vote totals are listed below.

• Deb Amory – 2,503 

• Matt Kopans – 2,201 

• Connie Woytowich – 1,923 

• Amanda Ellithorpe – 1,794 

• Joe Sabanos – 1,425

Ballston Spa

Ballston Spa Central School District residents approved the district’s 2024-2025 budget proposal of $107,179,996 by a vote of 946 to 366. Voters also approved three other propositions on the ballot concerning school vehicle replacements, bus lift replacements, and the collection and contribution of $63,344 towards the operation of the public library. 

Two candidates were elected to the Board of Education: Jason Fernau and Fabrizia Rodriguez. Vote totals are listed below.

• Jason Fernau – 849

• Fabrizia Rodriguez – 655

• Tim Turbiak – 621 


Schuylerville Central School District residents approved a $39.4 million budget for the 2024-25 school year by a vote of 671 to 295.

Voters also elected two members to the Board of Education: Jennifer Moreau (733 votes) and Robert Thivierge (649 votes).

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