Updated Board of Education election results

Residents of the Bethlehem Central School District have elected Katherine Nadeau and Lauren Grasso to the Board of Education. Nadeau and Grasso will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2024. Nadeau, a current member of the seven-person Board, was elected to a second term. It will be the first term for Lauren Grasso.

There were three candidates on the ballot for two open seats.

Vote results for the Board of Education election were updated Wednesday, May 22 following the review of 290 write-in ballots cast during Tuesday’s Budget Vote and Board of Education Election. The Board election results released Tuesday night were preliminary, however, the order of highest vote-getters remained unchanged following the write-in count.

The updated Board of Education election results are: 

  • Katherine Nadeau received 1,825 votes
  • Lauren Grasso received 1,437 votes
  • Jason MacLaughlin received 1,386 votes

There were also several individual write-in votes for candidates not listed on the ballot.

The updated results are expected to be certified by the Board of Education at its meeting on Wednesday, May 22 at the high school.

In addition to the new Board members, on Tuesday voters approved a 2024-25 school district budget, a bus purchase proposition and the creation of a bus purchase reserve fund.