Central New York

Syracuse Residents Voting In Person

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DiA) — Turnout is expected to be lower this year because it’s not a presidential or gubernatorial election year. One of the biggest items on the ballot is the City of Syracuse mayor. This afternoon at the Syracuse University Huntington Hall located on Marshall Street the lines were short. The education center at Syracuse…

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Polling Sites Throughout Cicero Nearly Empty On Election Day

CICERO, N.Y. (DiA) – Voters across Cicero are masking up and checking boxes as local elections continue throughout the day. Unlike the record breaking turnout in 2020, both of the town’s polling places were nearly empty with many booths unused. This is likely due to this year not having a presidential or gubernatorial race on…

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Not many people are present during the middle of the day at the Marcellus Volunteer Fire Department.

Marcellus Polling Place Enduring Midday Lull

Election day in 2021 has many different sites open for people to stop in and vote. The Volunteer Fire Department in Marcellus is hosting voters throughout the day, but not many people are going to the poles in between lunch and dinner hours.

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A sign that says vote here

Voters Looking to Inspire Change

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DiA) – Voters braved through cold temperatures in the 40’s and strong winds to come vote at the Armond Magnarelli Community Center in northern Syracuse. It’s a local election year but people still came out looking to inspire change with their votes. (It’s) helping the country go along the way you want it to…

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Longtime Voter Has A Message For Hesitant People

DEWITT, N.Y. (DiA)- The polls are open in Central New York today, and voters are making their way over to booths to cast their votes. Many critical races are happening on this year’s ballots; the biggest one is the Syracuse mayoral race. Local and state elections typically end up with lower voter turnout. However, Donna Miller,…

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Inside of the Onondaga Town Hall polling place. Voting booths in center and map of Onondaga voting districts on wall on the left.

Democracy in Actions Trains Next Generation of Journalists

Throughout Onondaga County today, students from the Newhouse School are training to become the next generation of political journalists. According to Professor Charlie Miller, exercising First Amendment rights to a free press are just as important as the civic duty to vote, and Democracy in Action coverage is a vital learning experience for students.

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