WPCNR SCHOOL DAYS. JUNE 8, 2020:
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extended the deadline for school budget absentee ballots to be received from June 9 to June 16, because of printing delays in districts across the state.
Dr. Joseph Ricca Superintendent of Schools for White Plains, clarified some questions on how this affected White Plains in a brief interview with WPCNR this morning:
(WPCNR )1. The absentee ballots have to be mailed in correct? They cannot be dropped off past 5 o’clock tomorrow?
[JLR] Ballots can be dropped until 5PM tomorrow. Thereafter, must be mailed.
(WPCNR:) Or can they be dropped off at ed house up to June 16, 5 PM?[JLR] Please see above.
(WPCNR:) 3. Will results be delayed being counted until June 16?
(WPCNR) 4. Or will results once half the absentee ballots are in and Yes’s have substantial majority, be announced sooner than June 16…?
[JLR] No counting may take place until the 16th at 5PM
(WPCNR) 5. If budget fails, when would revote take place?
[JLR] We did not receive any guidance on re-votes