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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Petit Branch Library Sees Turnout Early

Written by Erika Evleth, BDJ 364.03

Petit Branch Library sees one third of voters before 12:30 in the afternoon on Election Day. Polling specialist says turnout is not because of controversy surrounding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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Emotions Run High For Syracuse Voters

Written by Taylor Epps, BDJ 364.01

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Democracy in Action) — Voters at Elmwood Elementary School in Syracuse had overall negative views about the presidential election this year. Judy Fusco, 72,¬†described the election as the most crude and cruel she’s ever seen. “This campaign has just been awful…This isn’t what it’s supposed to be like and I would hope would […]

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Voters, Not All Too Happy, Still Turnout To The Polls

Written by Nicole Dementri, BDJ 464.03

by Nicole DeMentri and Nicholas McGowan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Democracy in Action) — Faith Heritage School, located on Midland Ave, opened its doors for voters as students got the day off. ¬†Voters and their families started to show up in greater numbers as the day went on, but many expressed they could not wait to put […]

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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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Syracuse candidates host Green Halloween

Written by Benjamin Wilson

SYRACUSE, New York (Oct. 30, 2015) — The Syracuse Green Party hosted its fourth annual Green Halloween Fundraiser at the Cosmopolitan on Fayette Street in Syracuse Oct. 30. Dressed as a peaceful Jedi councilor and yielding a green lightsaber, Frank Cetera, city council-district 2 candidate, delivered opening remarks to about 30 supporters in attendance. He […]

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