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Youth Voters have Increased Turnout in Local Election

Chris Seubert, 20, is one of many young voters who decided to cast their ballot and make their voices heard in this year's local elections. With the 18-24 year old age demographic representing lower numbers in recent historical elections, Seubert says it's important to get out there and try to create change.

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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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Blue, red, and white 'I Voted' sticker on the ground.

Baldwinsville Public Library Provides Convenience to Voters

BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (DiA) – Baldwinsville Public Library opened its doors to voters in Central New York today. It’s a location that is new to many. “It was extremely easy to vote,” Baldwinsville resident John Wargo said. “This was a new place for us. We usually vote at the school, but they changed it this time and…

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Polling Place

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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Democracy in Action 2019

Voters Gather at Local School District

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (DiA) – It’s Election Day in Central New York and Onondaga County residents are gathering at their nearest polling station to cast their vote. Today, men and women of all ages drive down Taft Road to the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building.  Election Day is unlike any other for those who live Onondaga…

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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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Jamesville-DeWitt High School on the morning of Election Day.

Poll worker in DeWitt details experiences

DEWITT, N.Y. (DiA) – It’s Election Day in Onondaga County.  Today, residents from all over the county head to the polls to cast their votes and elect new government at the municipal level and at the county level. However, the orderliness of the voting process would simply not be possible to attain without the hard work…

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