Election Law and Hurricanes

Monday, November 05, 2012

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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Larry Norden and Anna Sale

Comments [3]


don't understand how in this day and age of technology we are without contingency plans on this and other fronts. have we already become so overly dependent on technology that we don't ever plan to be without it?

Nov. 05 2012 11:30 AM
Hugh Sansom

My voting place has changed in Park Slope — an area _not_ hard hit. (Gowanus Canal and Red Hook were hard hit.)

How many voting places are also evacuation centers and are thus seeing changes in polling location?

Nov. 05 2012 11:24 AM
bernie from bklyn

how can an election be considered legitimate if it's held tomorrow? especially on the local level. a huge % of the local electorate not only doesn't have access to voting stations but it's the lst thing on their minds right now. people are barely surviving in so many regions of the tri-state area. election day needs to be postponed.

Nov. 05 2012 09:16 AM

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