Voters at Salina Town Hall in Liverpool expressed the importance of voter turnout for all elections. While voters stressed the importance of this particular election, they expressed a desire to see voters get out for every election and spoke on how they have been doing so for years.
Many voters are opting to show up in-person to the polls here in Central New York. Some are skeptical over the main-in process and say there is too much at stake. And while COVID-19 cases are rising in Onondaga County and around the country, voters feel safe about casting their ballot here at the Van Buren Town Hall in Baldwinsville. Poll workers here are working diligently to sanitize polling stations, and are ensuring social distancing.
A Liverpool resident is voting in today's election because he is upset with how the government is being run.
Cicero, N.Y. (NCC News) – Poll worker Claire Madigan sat in the Cicero Elementary School gym, surrounded by people almost twice her age. Her fluorescent orange hair and black-and-white striped turtleneck stood out against the white cinderblock wall behind her as she checked in Onondaga County voters with a smile. In September, Madigan was laid…
Alicia Wilson, a Cicero voter brought her daughter to the polls on this history making Election Day. She was never brought to the polls with her parents as a child. Wilson said that exposing and educating her daughter on the election process at a young age was important.
Voters in North Syracuse waited up to 30 minutes to vote, in what they agree is an important election.
The Van Buren Town Hall polling site wasn't very busy around 1 o'clock, but according to the site manager the line was out the door earlier in the morning. I was able to catch up with a few Baldwinsville voters about what the right to vote means to them and how important voting is in maintaining the United States of America. Both voters stressed that the right to vote is more than a right, it's a privilege for American citizens.
Liverpool residents came out to vote on Tuesday for the 2020 Presidential Election as well as Congressional candidates, state senators and assembly members up for election. Voters shared why they came out to vote and what issues are most important to them when deciding on who to vote for.
The millions of Americans that have cast their ballots this fall are united in participating in the democratic process of voting. However, many of them have different issues weighing on their mind. That was the case for the dozens of people that voted at Redeemer Evangelical Covenant Church in Liverpool. Each person seemingly had a different issue that swayed their vote.
Despite cold weather and long lines, North Syracuse voters waited to make their voices heard in a contentious election.
NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Central New York voters were faced with some chilly temperatures today as they went to cast their ballots for the next President. Many different people, young and old were at the polls, either voting themselves or teaching the younger generations the importance of being active in our democracy. Debbie Mathewson,…