Onondaga County

Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church, one of the many polling sites across Onondaga County.

Voters Look To Make Change In Socio-Economic Inequality

Today is election day in New York and citizens from all different backgrounds are casting their votes. Many had great experiences and were eager to exercise their constitutional rights through voting and effecting change in their desired areas. Common fields of interest include socio-economic inequality and the mayoral election. A few voters expressed their concern with the back side of ballots as there was little information or context regarding certain polls. Polling centers officially close at nine tonight though results likely will not be final for at least a day.

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Syracuse Residents Voting In Person

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DiA) —┬áTurnout 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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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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Polling Place

Longtime Voter Has A Message For Hesitant People

DEWITT, N.Y. (DiA)-┬áThe 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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North Syracuse Central School District Office

Central New Yorkers Appear Comfortable Voting In-Person

It's Election Day and people are making their way back to the polls in typical fashion. Last year, many voters were deterred from voting in-person due to the pandemic. However, this year, it appears as though things are getting back to normal.

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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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