From The Journal News:
“East Ramapo was one of 16 budgets across the state that were defeated, according to the New York State School Boards Association. Within the Lower Hudson Valley, the only other proposals that failed were in New Rochelle and Brewster.
About six percent of registered voters came out in Clarkstown and North Rockland. South Orangetown saw about nine percent of its registered voters and Suffern Central had a turnout rate of about 14 percent. In East Ramapo, the participation rate was 16 percent. All numbers were lower than 2017.
Statewide, fewer people voted Tuesday, a trend the state school board association has been tracking over the last few years. Since 2012, when New York implemented a tax-levy cap on school budgets, fewer people are hitting the polls each spring.”
The following table from The Power of Ten demonstrates how the bloc vote once again defeated the budget. The data linked to polling sites show how Proposition #1 (the budget) fared: