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Connections: Discussing the book, "Should Secret Voting Be Mandatory?"

On this Election Day, we talk about different voting options -- mail-in, on-demand absentee, and early voting -- and what researchers say the data shows...
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Tue, 11/03/2020 - 9:40am
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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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Do you have voting questions? Here are some answers

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many voters to choose to cast their ballots by mail this year. In New York, every eligible voter can vote by absentee...
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Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:16pm
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Connections: Understanding the impact of New York State's new election rules on third parties

This year's state budget included new election rules that will affect third parties. Under the new provisions, political parties in New York must earn...
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Wed, 10/07/2020 - 10:38am
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Connections: BOE commissioners discuss options for voting during the pandemic

Monroe County Board of Elections commissioners join us to explain the options for voting during the pandemic. After a chaotic primary in June, the...
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Mon, 10/05/2020 - 10:16am
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Connections: Is it time to change the voting age to 16?

Is it time to change the voting age to 16? This week NPR profiled the man who is leading a national movement on lowering the voting age. He argues that...
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Wed, 09/30/2020 - 10:54am
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Cuomo tweaks new rules for absentee voting 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed executive orders that he said will help ensure safe and secure voting in November’s elections. Cuomo said the fall...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:35am
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Local Boards of Elections get ready for an influx of absentee ballots

With Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing legislation that will open up the process for requesting absentee ballots for the fall election, local boards of election...
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Sun, 08/23/2020 - 5:21am
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New state law allows all voters to request absentee ballots for November 

New York will immediately allow all voters in the state to request a mail-in ballot for the November elections. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed bills into law...
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Thu, 08/20/2020 - 1:52pm
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Connections: Discussing issues at the polls on Primary Day

During Tuesday's primary, WXXI News heard from voters across Monroe County about issues at the polls: they expressed confusion over polling locations...
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Wed, 06/24/2020 - 10:11am
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