Snapshots of Election Day 2011

For the second year in a row, Syracuse University journalism students covered Election Day from start to finish through video, audio, photographs and the written word.

While New York voters made their way to poll booths across Onondaga County today, 130 journalism students from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications geared up to cover of Election Day 2011 for Democracy in Action.

The students, divided up into teams of writers, photographers and both TV and radio broadcasters, arrived at polling places throughout Onondaga County for two hour shiftsas early as 5 a.m. and stayed late into the night, interviewing everyone from candidates' mothers to bartenders. 




Waiting for Mom
Waiting for Mom
by Tom Kennedy
Still Running
Democrat Helen Hudson enjoys victory embrace
by Mitchell Franz
Julie Clark, an HR administrator from LaFayette, votes while her children, ages four and nine, stand by.Republican supporters watch as results are reported via the Onondaga County Election Board website
by Samantha Okazaki


Bob Andrews, Onondaga County Legislature 9th District candidate, campaigns to passing traffic.  (Photo: Manuel Martinez)


Congresswoman says new candidates will help fix the country, by AJ Manderichio

Republican candidate Ryan McMahon casts his vote at neighborhood site, by Stephanie Narvaez.

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