Election Day

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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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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CNY Seeing High Voter Turnout On Election Day

CLAY, N.Y. (DIA) – Hundreds of voters filed through the doors of the Clay Town Hall this morning to cast their vote in the 2022 midterm elections. Paco Valle, a 2022 midterm voting system specialist at the site, said he was surprised by the high turnout. “Most Midterms are very slow but this one is…

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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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Central New Yorkers Enthusiastic about Heading to the Polls

Voters in Liverpool, New York headed to the polls in bunches around midday Tuesday. It was a relatively swift process that contained just a few steps, but a lot of people were there for different reasons, including Sandra Stephens and Tracey Standish. Standish was taking her mother, Stephens to vote, something she's done for multiple years. Both were very excited to participate and vote this year because of some big issues they have with the current state of affairs in Central New York and the country.

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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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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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A "Vote here" sign stands outside the Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church in Syracuse.

The Fear of Voting Hasn’t Stopped Central New Yorkers From Visiting Polls

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DIA)– Polls open today across the country, where voters have the opportunity to fight for the change they seek in the community. However, some voters are concerned about their well-being when visiting the polls. Carole Robinson, a new resident of Onondaga County, was nervous to vote but wanted to make sure she made…

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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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