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Vote Wednesday, June 26th



Absentee Ballots

June 4, 2019

Applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable during school business hours from the District Clerk beginning May 31, 2019. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk not later than 5:00 pm, prevailing time, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

Special Election Information

May 22nd, 2019

Thank you to the Wantagh community for your support of the budget. It was passed by a vote of 1,486 to 447. My colleague and running mate, Kera McLoughlin, won re-election to a third term. The vote between myself and Laura Reich ended in a tie.

A special election will be held on Wednesday, June 26th from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Wantagh High School with myself and Laura on the ballot to determine the final outcome. Thank you to everyone who voted for your support in the first election! Every vote truly makes a difference so please remember to come out and vote on June 26th.

- Peter

Attendance Record

May 14th, 2019

Since there has been some misinformation regarding my attendance at Board of Education meetings, I am putting out a statement to clarify my record. This statement can be found here

I’d like to reiterate that I am 100% committed to my position as a Trustee on the Wantagh Board of Education, and to serving all of my constituents.

- Peter

Meet the Candidates Night

May 8th, 2019

We’d like to thank PTA Council and the League of Women Voters for the opportunity to share our accomplishments and vision with the Wantagh community last night.

We are proud of the collaborative shared vision and mission we helped create for our district. This 21st century vision will guide our 5 year strategic plan which focuses on 4 key pillars:

  • Outstanding Student Achievement

  • Exceptional Learning Environments

  • Successful Resource Management

  • Strong Connections

Please visit the future initiatives and accomplishments sections of our website to learn more.

- Kera & Peter

Lawn Signs

April 30th, 2019

Because many of you have asked us about lawn signs, we wanted to take a minute to explain how and why we decided to do things a little differently this year. For our last two elections, like most candidates, we used signs, flyers, and advertisements to try and spread our names and our message. As six-year incumbents, we realize that this year we are in a unique position to chart a new path. We decided we wanted to invest in something that will leave a lasting legacy and further strengthen the bonds of this community. For these reasons, we decided to forego the use of lawn signs and advertisements and instead make contributions to three Wantagh based organizations that are serving the children and families of this community: the Wantagh Foundation for Educational Excellence, the John Theissen Children’s Foundation, and the James Lodato Field of Dreams.

We wanted to explain our decision so that the absence of signs and advertisements isn’t mistaken for a lack of passion and commitment for the work we do, but rather a way to invest in the community we love.

Thank you for your support. We look forward to sharing our accomplishments and ideas with you and hope we can earn the opportunity to serve this community again.

- Kera & Peter