Tag: polls

Why Voters Chose To Vote

Written by India Timpton, BDJ 664.02

SYRACUSE, N. Y. (Democracy in Action) – Around the county voters turned out to cast their ballots for candidates running for Syracuse mayor and on policy changes in Central New York. This year’s four finalists mayoral candidates were as diverse as the community the winner will represent. At the Elmcrest Student Center the voters presented […]

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Surprising Voter Turnout in Camillus

Written by Frank DeLuca, BDJ 664.02

In Camillus, residents will not be able to vote for Mayor of Syracuse. Still, voters are showing up in surprising amounts and they appear to be focused on the issues on the back of the bill rather than the names on the front.

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Voting For Change

Written by Jude Allume, BDJ 664.02

Election day has finally arrived after a long campaign that saw several candidates for mayor of Syracuse. The citizens of Syracuse showed up to vote in cold weather conditions in hopes of changing the city for the better.

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Poll Employees Find Reasons to Stay Engaged During Sporadic Voter Turnout

Written by Jason Herman, BDJ 364.01

Election Day is long. Especially while working at a poll site from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. But, to Voting System Specialists Cathy Alston and Bernadette Roberson, there are plenty of reasons to enjoy the day. Whether making small talk with voters, talking with each other, or even just helping out during the voting process, sitting at the check-in desk for almost 15 hours proves to be worth it for Alston and Roberson.

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