elections

Monroe County seeks election workers for June primary

The Monroe County Board of Elections needs poll workers for the upcoming June 22 primary elections. With 269 polling sites, officials say they are...
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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 8:26am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the Georgia Senate runoff elections

We discuss the results of the Georgia Senate runoff elections and the impact they will have on the U.S. Senate. Democrat Raphael Warnock, an Atlanta...
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Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:50am
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Connections: Will NYS' rules changes for third parties impact voters' choices?

Two political parties survived Governor Cuomo's rules changes this year: the Working Families Party, and the Conservative Party. Both parties want...
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Mon, 12/14/2020 - 9:46am
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Connections: Is it time to abolish the Electoral College?

Is it time to abolish the Electoral College? The question gained traction after the 2016 election, and has been the subject of heated debate in this...
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 9:28am
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Connections: What did we learn from the Bush/Gore legal dispute over the 2000 election?

Our guest is an attorney who worked on the Bush/Gore legal dispute over the 2000 election. Jeff Wadsworth was tasked with historical research that could...
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Fri, 10/30/2020 - 10:12am
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Lawmakers ask Board of Elections if they are ready for November 

The June 23 primary was the first in New York to allow all voters the option of casting their ballots by mail. Under an executive order by Gov. Andrew...
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 1:05pm
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Connections: How can we hold reliable elections during a pandemic?

Can we hold reliable elections during a pandemic? In June, New York State will hold primary and special elections. November is, of course, the general...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:24am
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NY's presidential primary voters to receive absentee ballot form

New York’s Democratic presidential primary is back on now that a judge has thrown out a decision by the state Board of Elections to cancel the election....
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 3:06am
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Connections: Exploring the differences between the Canadian and U.S. election processes

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for a national election, which will happen in six weeks. Imagine that: a national election campaign...
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Thu, 09/12/2019 - 10:10am
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Schumer calls for funding to harden U.S. election systems against hackers

New York’s senior U.S. senator said that he will push for legislation in the upcoming federal budget to provide funds for local boards of elections to...
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Mon, 08/12/2019 - 1:56pm
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