Vote Count Continues: New York’s Congressional Races

To find out who wins this year’s Congressional contests in New York State will require patience. The pandemic transformed how this election was run in New York State. The vast number of ballots cast by mail before Election Day could lengthen the amount of time it takes to count all the votes. But that won’t mean there are problems with the results.

Windsor Students Participate in Youth Media Challenge

Throughout Fall 2020, high school students in Scott Symons’ Social Studies class at Windsor High School participated in ‘Let’s Talk About Election 2020’, a national youth media challenge. This challenge is a free, standards-aligned program on KQED Learn, co-hosted by the National Writing Project and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs. WSKG Education connected with Mr. Symons during the summer and supported him to integrate the project within the class. Mr. Symons shared:
“The kids really enjoyed this assignment because they got to pick something that they were passionate about (student choice)! Through their research, they got to become experts on their subject and share their views/research with the world.

‘Floating Voters’ Reject Party Labels

Unaffiliated voters aren’t talked about a lot but they can be the difference between winning and losing close elections. They wonder why should they compromise their beliefs to join a political party.

Efforts Underway To Recruit Poll Workers

“Young people can help our elections and make some extra money by becoming poll workers and relieve the pressure on our older poll workers.”

2020 PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES: New York Results

New York is a reliable Democratic state in presidential elections. There are no statewide races for governor or U.S. Senate this year. The state has 27 congressional districts. New York voters must be registered with a political party to participate in its primary elections.

Concerns Of Voter Suppression In Chenango County

“I don’t think I’d feel comfortable walking into a polling place that was in a sheriff’s department—as a black man and especially not during the current moment in American history.’

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg waves during a rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Super Tuesday.

Bloomberg’s Super Tuesday Flop

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent more than $500 million to wage a national campaign, starting with the 14 states that held primaries on Tuesday. He lost all of them.