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Hurricane Sandy Elections

Dems Pushing For Early Voting In New York

Newsday | Joan Gralla | Posted 04.27.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- New York's consistently low voter turnout and the Election Day problems superstorm Sandy caused have sparked a drive by Democrats to make Ne...

Romney Campaign Made Sandy Donation

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign gave approximately $90,000 to the Red Cross in late November, according to Federal Election Commission filings, The Hill repor...

Regarding New Jersey Electronic Voting

Alex Palombo | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Alex Palombo

Maybe this "fax and email" election in New Jersey can a testing ground for future voting -- if this works well and security measures can be put in place, maybe this hurricane voting Plan B can become a more convenient, inclusive and accessible voting method for elections to come.

The Stormy Election

Susan Berger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Susan Berger

'Twas the week before the election, and all through the land / Things were not going exactly as planned / A storm more daunting than any we have ever seen / Suddenly made the political accusations toned down and less mean.

A Superstorm at the Ballot Box

Scott Stringer | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Scott Stringer

As we head into Election Day, Hurricane Sandy underscores how decades of poor policy decisions regarding voter registration and access to the ballot have created significant barriers to political participation across the Empire State.

Matt Sledge

Hurricane Sandy Could Affect Popular Vote In Worst-Case Scenario | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- It sounds like a Halloween nightmare: after a major storm, wide swaths of the country are without power going into Election Day. Electroni...

Matt Sledge

Storm Closes Early Voting In Crucial Democratic Stronghold | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hurricane Sandy closed early voting sites in several states on Monday, including in the crucial vote-rich Democratic stronghold of norther...