Why they voted: New Yorkers share what got them to the polls

Nearly 1.7 million people in the five boroughs turned out to vote for governor in Tuesday’s general election, a significant increase from the June primary but still fewer than the number of votes cast in the last gubernatorial race in 2018.

Adi Talwar

Voters checking in at the polling place at JHS 80 on Mosholu Parkway in the Bronx.

This story was produced by CUNY Lehman College journalism students: Nathaly Cisneros, Coral Reyes, Dennis Casiano, Ryan Pullido, Aminata Gueye, Keiwana Grant-Floyd, Amber Rivers, and Emmanuel Valerio. With additional reporting by Jeanmarie Evelly and Adi Talwar.

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