People are lined up in a row to vote in a gym.

Poll Site Workers in Syracuse Express why Voting is Important

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA)– Voters were excited to head to the polls for the mid-term elections. However, poll workers also expressed excitement for the day too. Tom Burgess, a polling site manager at Armond Magnarelli Community Center, said he’s motivated to help people on election days. “I’m a people person,” Burgess said. “I like to serve people.”…

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Some Voters in Central New York Have Their Poll Center Changed This Year

SYRACUSE N.Y. (DIA) — Many voters in Central New York have had their voting places remain the same over the years, but this year things have changed. New Poll Centers for people, but they were never informed of this. This happened in the case of Josette Jackson-Burgos and her husband Walwyn Jackson, both Syracuse residents. “We…

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A view from in front of Lakeshore Baptist Church which served as a polling location today for people in Cicero. (C) Sammy St. Jean 2022

Election Day Brings Many CNY Kids To Learn

CICERO, N.Y. (DIA) — Onondaga county residents came out early and often to vote for the midterm election this year. At Lakeshore Baptist Church in Cicero people have been coming in since the polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. People came in to vote with their significant other, a friend and even their pets. Some…

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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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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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