Gallery: How Hurricane Sandy Could Impact the 2012 Election

 

The mass destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy will almost certainly have an impact on the presidential election — the question is, how? And to what extent? First, there’s the logistical challenge of getting people out to the polls in the midst of disaster cleanup efforts. Power has been restored to lower Manhattan, but 1.4 million people — many of them in New Jersey — are still without power. With election just days away, Sandy could severely affect voter turnout in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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