---- — Will you be voting in the upcoming school budget vote?
"Yeah, I'm going to vote. I always try to vote."
-- Mary Lou Austin, Oneonta, retired
"No, it doesn't directly affect me."
-- Iris Linn, Oneonta, secretary
"Absolutely, because closing schools is a knee-jerk reaction and not a well-thought-out plan. Voting yes would give the school time to make a more-informed decision." -- Amy Heilveil, Oneonta, waitress
"Absolutely going to vote. As a taxpayer and as a teacher, it's an important issue."
-- Janice Pidgeon, Oneonta, teacher
"Probably not. I usually vote in the bigger national elections."
-- Terry Starling, Oneonta, retail
"Yes, I try to stay involved and vote in everything."
-- David Geasey, Oneonta, director of creative media