THE POLLS ARE OPEN: Election Day turnout strong as New Yorkers make their midterm choices


Election Day in the 2022 midterm elections is underway in New York City, with voters casting ballots for governor and other key races at more than 14,000 polling places across the Five Boroughs.

The polls opened at 6 a.m., and turnout has been solid through first nine hours of voting, according to the New York City Board of Elections data. Approximately 696,473 voters checked-in on Election Day as of 3 p.m. Nov. 8, surpassing the 432,634 votes cast during the nine-day early voting period that concluded on Sunday, Nov. 6.