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Syracuse Alumnus Discusses 2022 Midterm Elections

MARCELLUS, N.Y. (DIA) – At Marcellus Fire Department, Syracuse alumnus Matt Goralnick discussed the significance of casting your vote ion the 2022 midterm elections.  Matt Goralnick has lived in New York since graduating from Syracuse University and says that every vote counts towards these elections. “Being from the Syracuse area, I wanted to impact my community.…

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Voting Is a Family Affair

Ashley Rewakowski, a Syracuse resident and small business owner brought her 12-year-old son with her to vote. Though he can't cast a ballot himself, Rewakowski thinks it's important to expose her son to the election process early.

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Some Voters Go On Attack Against Campaign Attack Ads

Syracuse N.Y (DIA)- As the morning of election day swept over Syracuse, at the North Syracuse Community Center many people came to cast their ballots. But as they cast their votes, plenty of voters weren’t in agreement about how the candidates went about campaigning.   While voters were happy to exercise their privilege of voting,…

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Baldwinsville Voter Brings Grandchildren To The Polls

Baldwinsville, N.Y. (DIA) – The polling booths in America are flooded with people today as they vote in the 2022 midterm elections. No one quite understands the importance of voting like 80-year-old Diane Kiner, who voted in Baldwinsville this morning. Kiner has voted in every election since she was 18 — that’s over 60 years…

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DeWitt Poll Workers Struggle To Find Polling Center

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – When Jonathan Hecht woke up this morning, he knew there was a chance election day would bring a few surprises. Today is Hecht’s third election day serving as a poll worker. But Hecht never thought a surprise would come before polls opened.  “When I plugged in 1419 Salt Springs Road, my GPS…

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Early Morning Voting Underway in Solvay

SYRACUSE, N.Y —  As polling locations around the city opened their doors this morning at 6:00 am, at the Solvay-Geddes Community Youth Center voters were up before the sun to cast their ballots. Members of the community were lined up before poll workers officially opened the doors, and more came within minutes, including voter Milton…

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