Tag: #DIA

Trump supporters begin early celebrations

Written by Kiona Dyches, BDJ 664.02

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Democracy in Action) — As the results of the 2016 election rolled in, Syracuse University’s Sheraton Hotel hosted a “Republican Victory Party.” Republicans from the Syracuse area filled the regency ballroom from wall to wall. Filled with smiles, laughter, and cheering as they watched the election unfold, voters said they were confident their […]

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Manlius polls see large increase in voter turnout

Written by John Lamb, BDJ 464.5

The 2016 presidential election is underway and voter turnout at the Manlius Town Hall is far beyond the previous years. Larry Byrnes, a local poll worker and retired Fayetteville fire chief, says he’s never seen numbers like this before.

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LaFayette Voters are Hopeful for Future Regardless of Election Outcome

Written by Remington Bennett, BDJ 464.01

LAFAYETTE, N.Y. (Democracy in Action)—As the day comes to an end, residents of Upstate New York joined the rest of the country in voting in the 2016 presidential race. Whether it’s by themselves or with their families, residents of LaFayette lined up to cast their vote as the final part of their work day. Regardless of […]

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Marcellus Residents Encourage People to Vote

Written by Amanda Brandell, BDJ 464.02

MARCELLUS N.Y. (Democracy in Action) — Voters who entered the Marcellus Fire Department were eager to cast their ballots because they felt it was their duty to do so. As you entered the polling site, voters were met with smiles and the question: “Do you know what district you’re in?” After they signed in, they went […]

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CNY Voters Look Down-ballot For Choice

Written by Jacqueline Tenreiro, BDJ/NEW 530.01

At the North Central Church in Liverpool, New York, the voting line is nearly at the door. But that doesn’t mean the people in line are entirely enthusiastic about casting their votes.

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Different Generations Hit JCC to Vote

Written by Xinnan Guo, BDJ 664.02

SYRACUSE, N.Y (Democracy In Action) – Voters strolled into the the Jewish Community Center at a slow and steady pace this morning. The center welcomed its 132nd voter six hours after the polls opened. Various generations showed up, from the elderly to children who came with their parents. Since she moved to Syracuse, this is […]

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Voting in Honor of His Mother and Civil Rights Movement

Written by Lindsey Horsting, BDJ 664.02

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Democracy in Action) – Emmanuel Snipes was the second voter at the Southwest Community Center this morning.  He takes voting very seriously and he has many reasons to vote.  He was born in the 50s around the time of the Civil Rights Movement; his forefathers fought for equality and the right to vote […]

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Paper ballots still frustrate some CNY voters

Written by Michala Rueter, BDJ 364.01

SYRACUSE, N.Y (Democracy in Action)– Reporter Michala Rueter was at the Huntington School this morning to get a closer look at the voting process for this year’s Onondaga County elections.

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