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Kim Wall is a New York-based writer and photojournalist. Before moving to the United States, Kim worked as a political reporter for the Swedish Foreign Ministry in Australia and for the European Union in India, as well as a freelancer in Beijing. Originally from Sweden, she graduated from London School of Economics in 2011 with a degree in International Relations. Kim currently studies at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
The electorate of Sandy-battered Staten Island had every excuse not to vote yesterday, yet still these "forgotten borough" residents came to the polls in their droves.