While a record number of Onondaga County voters have sent their ballots in by mail this election season, many have opted to do things the old fashioned way. Owen Sienko spoke with voters in the Town of LaFayette about why they chose to vote in-person this year.
The Tully Rotary Club held a chicken barbecue fundraiser outside the Tully Municipal Center — a polling site — on Tuesday. Normally, the club holds a spaghetti dinner at a local high school, but they had to adjust this year due to the pandemic.
TULLY, N. Y. (NCC News) – The town of Tully has fewer than 3,000 residents. Many filled out their ballots during the early voting days but over 500 people showed up to Tully’s Municipal Building on Election Day to do their civic duty. Of those voters was Janet Price-Kurta, a rather unconventional first time voter. Price-Kurta…
Marcellus residents had an easy time voting at a local fire station this afternoon.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Despite the rise in numbers of Covid-19 cases, elderly voters are still making their way to the polls for in-person voting. Diane Thompson, 67, is voting for the first time in her life and she was not going to allow Covid-19 to take away that experience. “I think I have…
A whole new generation of Americans are casting their votes in their first ever election today. There has already been record numbers of votes counted in the Syarcuse area with early voting, absentee and in-person today. Part of this surge includes a wave of first-time voters, who made their presence felt at the Town of Onondaga Town Hall polling place today.
Voters in Skaneateles chose to vote in person for a variety of reasons. But all voters felt safe as a result of the diligent work of poll workers to enforce COVID-19 safety measures.
Voters from Skaneateles, New York, talk about why they voted in this years election. Despite the pandemic, the voters talk about why they still wanted to have their voice heard.
Onondaga Hill poll worker Irene Workman is currently in her fifth year serving residents at the polls. Because the COVID-19 pandemic, Workman and her associates have had to take a number of precautions to ensure safety, including generous doses of hand sanitizer. At the end of the day, Workman hopes they can get as many ballots cast as possible.
POMPEY, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, families are still going to the polls together. Pompey resident, Shanatte Alexander brought her 4-year-old daughter Kamira with her to the polls. It turns out the person Kamira was most excited for isn’t even on the ballot. “We’ve been watching the news together, and she loves Obama,” Alexander…