City of Syracuse

Older Voters Concerned About State of Democracy

Syracuse N.Y. (DIA) – At the Hillside College and Career Center in Syracuse, voters came out on Tuesday to cast their votes in the Midterm elections – an election that could shift the power in Congress. There were voters of all ages, especially older voters who expressed their concerns about the current state of democracy. Rae…

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The "Vote Here" sign outside of WCNY-TV in Syracuse.

Passionate Voters Head to The Polls In The City of Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA) – Election Day in the United States is a day where voices can be heard by governing bodies at the Municipal, State and Federal levels. For Syracuse resident and local business owner Ashley Rewakowski, she mentioned that medical privacy is what brought her to the WCNY-TV polling location this afternoon. “This whole thing…

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Democracy in Action 2019

Voters Look Toward the Local Community in the 2022 Election

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA) –  Election Day holds importance in the United States as it gives citizens the chance to vote to make their voices heard. While election days usually draws viewers to watch to see who wins major positions like in Congress and governorships, the citizens who voted at St. Lucy’s Parish Center on 425 Gifford…

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A couple smiling next to a tree after voting.

Black Voters Express the Importance of Voting

Dozens of Syracuse residents came out to Elmcrest Children’s Center early Tuesday afternoon to exercise their civic duty. Many Black voters saw the imminent importance of voting and took to the polls to cast their ballots in hopes of making a change for their community.

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Vote here sign in front of the Blessed Sacrament School polling site

Syracuse Voter Casts Vote for Next Generation of Americans

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA) – Voters were up bright and early this morning at Blessed Sacrament School in Syracuse. As voters exited the gym, they were greeted by a fellow voter by the name of Deborah Mack with a simple, but kind message. “Thanks for voting,” Mack said. Mack has been voting since she was 18,…

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Democracy in Action 2019

Voters Urge Minorities and Younger People to Vote

Syracuse, N.Y. (DIA) – Only a few decades ago, women and people of color did not have the right to vote in this country. People during this time fought hard, so now everyone in our country has the right to vote. An African American voter wasn’t pleased with the recent turnout from people of color…

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Judy Evans leaving Eastwood Community Center.

Syracuse Seniors Cast Their Ballots

With midterm elections well underway, many impassioned Syracuse senior citizens cast their ballots at Frank DeFrancisco Eastwood Community Center in hopes of a more equitable and prosperous future.

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Voters See Midterm Elections as Important

BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (DIA) –  Election Day is one of the most important days of the year, giving citizens a chance to make their voices heard on who they wish to represent them. The Lysander Town Building in Baldwinsville is seeing a great turnout of both families and individual voters, who have arrived to show their support for…

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Ramada Hotel

Voter: Deciding Congress’s Balance of Power

Liverpool, N.Y. (DIA) – The 2022 midterm elections kick off today with individuals voting at polling places across the country. The elections consist of races for U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and more positions in other states. This is considered one of more important election days in recent history as the final results can change the balance…

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Erwin First United Methodist Church

Voters Choose For Now and For The Future

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA) – Millions of Americans are headed to the polls today to make their voices heard, and among those millions of Americans are a number of Syracuse residents who are visiting the polling place at Erwin First United Methodist Church. With important elections concluding today in Onondaga County, these citizens are exercising their…

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Signage at Nottingham High School for the 2022 Midterm Elections

Voters Come to the Polls Early to Make Their Voices Heard

SYRACUSE N.Y. – At Nottingham High School in Syracuse, NY, voters lined up to complete their civic duty before the sun had a chance to rise. With polls opening at approximately 6 am, people lined up at the pollen station as early as 5:30 in the morning. The reason why so many came early is…

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Library side entrance with signs containing information on the polling location.

Syracuse Resident Stresses Importance of Voter Participation

Onondaga County resident, Pam Januseski, hopes that she can influence her community to understand the importance of participating in Election Day and the impact that each vote has on local and national levels. She is one of many citizens who were eager to cast their vote bright and early this morning, arriving at Mundy Branch Library in Syracuse around 8:30 a.m.

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Voters share personal motivations to cast their ballot

As soon as polls opened at 6 a.m., some voters had already lined up at Nottingham High School to cast their ballots. Other voters continued to arrive throughout the first two hours of polls being open. Though they cited different political issues as driving factors, each had a personal reason they made voting a priority.

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"I voted" sticker for after you place your ballot.

Preparing to Vote: What You Need to Bring With You

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Election Day is weeks away and voters in Onondaga County are getting ready to cast their ballots.  If it is your first time voting, there are a few extra items you will need to bring with you. The Democratic Elections Commissioner says you will need to prove who you say…

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