ELMSFORD, N.Y. - Elmsford residents voted 376-249 in favor of a proposed $31 million school budget for the 2013-2014 year in a re-vote Tuesday, overcoming last month's first vote that rejected the budget, according to unofficial results.
The proposed budget of $31,343,135 is up from the 2012-13 budget of $30,286,846 at an increase of 3.49 percent. Elmsford residents voted 236-210 to reject the proposed budget on May 21.
If the budget had been voted down, the district would have been forced to make cuts in programs. Residents who favored the proposed budget rallied voters to the polls for the re-vote with 179 more residents coming out to vote and 140 of those voting yes.
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