The Capitol Pressroom: Temperatures heat up at polling sites

Sept. 27, 2022 – Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny explains how tensions have escalated in recent years at polling sites and advocates for legislation imposing tougher penalties for threatening election workers. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and election news updates

Central Current Radio Episode 6

In this episode of Central Current Radio, Host Rick Wright and Editor-in-Chief Julie McMahon talk local politics and the upcoming midterm elections with longtime Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny. For the latest coverage from the Central Current team go to centralcurrent.org/. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and election related news

Connect NY: Redistricting

I was honored to appear as a panelist on the WCNY Program Connect NY on their July 25, 2022 episode on Redistricting. We talked about the downfall of the NY redistricting process and the promise of the Syracuse Redistricting Commission. It was a great discussion and I was honored to be on there and proudContinue reading “Connect NY: Redistricting”

Newsmakers: Primary Races for Governor – WSYR9

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Early voting opens this weekend in the primary races for governor. Tal Axelrod, a reporter for the Hill, joins Newsmakers to discuss the state of the races, both the Democratic and Republican. Onondaga County Elections Commissioners Dustin Czarny and Michele Sardo talk about early voting.Onondaga County early voting locations and hoursContinue reading “Newsmakers: Primary Races for Governor – WSYR9”

Newsmakers: Congressional vacancy forced by Reed resignation could force five elections for some voters

I joined Andrew Donovan for an extended look at the multiple hurdles Boards of Elections have to face in 2022 elections. Congressman Tom Reed’s sudden resignation will likely force another election for voters in New York’s 23rd District. A special election to fill his vacancy will likely fall between the first primary in June andContinue reading “Newsmakers: Congressional vacancy forced by Reed resignation could force five elections for some voters”

What Voting Means to Me Podcast

I was honored to appear on this great podcast. Dr. Mara Suttman and I discuss my journey in politics going from my earliest memories of when I realized we are in a Democracy. We discussed the importance of voting and protecting the vote, as well as what voting means to me: The symbolization of hope.Continue reading “What Voting Means to Me Podcast”

Newsmakers: Democrats pass new congressional districts to Republican’s dismay; how changes impact CNY voters – WSYR9

I appear with other guests to talk about the impact of the new congressional maps on New York State and CNY after redistricting. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all content and election updates

My remarks for Remembering January 6th: Defending Democracy in Central New York

Veterans Organize CNY invited me to make some remarks on the one year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection at the capitol. I talked not just about that day but how election misinformation for 20 years led to that day and how it is ongoing since. Please see the entire testimony and event here: SubscribeContinue reading “My remarks for Remembering January 6th: Defending Democracy in Central New York”

New Yorkers gain more opportunities to vote – Capitol Pressroom

Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny explains new laws that will expand the number of early voting sites in New York, allow counties to count absentee votes sooner than in the past and ensures New Yorkers can apply for and track their mail-in ballot online. Subscribe to get more updates from dustinczarny.com

Onondaga County Democrats may get help on redistricting thanks to bill on Governor Hochul’s Desk

A discussion on Onondaga County’s redistricting process on the statewide program Capital Tonight. https://nystateofpolitics.com/state-of-politics/new-york/politics/2021/10/25/onondaga-county-democrats-may-get-help-with-redistricting-thanks-to-bill-on-hochul-s-desk#