Dennis Kobitz from the Union County Board Of Elections confirmed that a recount was held today, May 11, 2010, regarding Question 1 of the Board Of Education Election (the defeated budget vote) only. There was no recount held for the BOE write-in candidates.
The recount was a result of a petition and an order that was filed with the court by attorney Thomas Murphy for his plaintiffs, who were: Eugene Artuso, John Artuso, Linda Artuso, Jane Fuzo, Victor Fuzo, Kimberly Guercio, Richard Guercio, Susan Guercio, Jamie Harms, Robert Harms, and Kimberly Jeronimo. The deadline to file a petition was May 5, 2010.
After the recount, the results remained unchanged with the budget being defeated 873 to 870.