Tag: election 2010

  • At Polls, Voters Have Distinct Motivations

    At Polls, Voters Have Distinct Motivations

    Tuesday’s midterm elections saw a steady turnout of voters at New Paltz Middle School. Electoral inspectors opened the polling place doors at 6 a.m., with hundreds of people passing through them before noon. New Paltz Town Supervisor Toni Hokanson was among the voters. She said the 50 percent turnout in the town was above the…

  • Young Democrat Fights for Votes

    Young Democrat Fights for Votes

    A mob of students and professors stood in front of the Humanities building. People yelled as they held picket signs that said, “Don’t strip our budget.” A camera close to the action captured students in bikinis and professors screaming out of megaphones. It was a protest against cutting $9 million from the SUNY New Paltz…