Election Day, New York City


As the U.S. copes with economic strife, a global pandemic, and the products of an ideologically divided nation, the 2020 election is a reminder that our nation’s political landscape has markedly shaped individuals’ everyday reality. In New York City, Election Day was unlike years previous. Eerily quiet, NYC residents acknowledged their reality through casting their ballots – and looked towards the future of the nation.

Editor’s note: Because of the pandemic, we will be featuring stories from our student journalists reporting from other parts of the country periodically.