2008 Election Snapshots

Samy Alnaquab

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

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“You see picture of Obama? He was upset. President is upset. How am I? I feel like upset too.” – On Republicans gaining majority.

Subway Aid Falls Off Track

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

New York is expected to get $1 billion in transit funds as part of the federal stimulus package – but that may not be enough to keep major projects like the Second Ave. subway and No. 7 train extension on track, officials say. Advocates, meanwhile, are calling on transit officials to dedicate more money to system upkeep as fare hikes and service cutbacks appear all but certain.

Anthony Kearse

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Age: 42
Neighborhood: Long Island
Occupation: Manager
First Time Voter: No
Political Affiliation: Democrat

“I’d like to see a handle on the Iraq situation.”


Aurora Caponegro

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Age: 71
Neighborhood: Throgs Neck
Occupation: Retired
First Time Voter: No
Political Affiliation: Republican

“You have to be in it to win it.”


Rose Marie Mosher

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Gabriel Cyr

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Sue Kessler

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Mitchell Figaredo

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Dexter Ivy

Friday, November 7th, 2008