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Monday, November 05, 2012

Residents recovering a lost sign at Breezy Point, Queens after Hurricane Sandy. (Stephen Nessen)

The presidential election is tomorrow--and with the region still recovering from Sandy, the Brennan Center's Larry Norden discusses obstacles to voting in the region. Plus: the latest on the recovery effort on Staten Island; an assessment of the emergency response infrastructure; and a check-in on the contested congressional races in the region.

Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

In the wake of Sandy and the eve of national elections we continue extended news coverage with WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst.

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Contested Congressional Races

Richard Flanagan, associate professor at the College of Staten Island and co-author of Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City, talks about the Congressional race on Staten Island.

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, looks at how tight races in both the 1st and 18th districts of New York may be decided on election day.

John Dankosky, news director at Connecticut's WNPR and host of Where We Live, talks about the McMahon/Murphy race for Senate.

 

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR 11AM

In the wake of Sandy and on the eve of national elections we continue extended news with WNYC's Richard Hakeand NJPR's David Furst, plus WNYC's Bob Hennelly and NJPR's Nancy Solomon report on commuting between New Jersey and New York and the latest on power restoration.

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Election Law and Hurricanes

Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, talks about the legal parameters for voter access, and Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, talks about the logistics of voting in storm-damaged areas.

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Christine Quinn: Schools on Staten Island

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn reports on her visit to Staten Island schools this morning, plus recovery efforts throughout the five boroughs.

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Election Eve Check-In

Election day is almost here. Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and panelist on Political Gabfest Radio discusses the last-minute campaigning and the story lines to watch between now and tomorrow night.

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Open Phones: Marathon Back-Up Plans

With the marathon cancelled yesterday, many runners found alternate plans, from helping Sandy relief to impromptu runs of their own. Runners: how did you spend yesterday? Tell us now!

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