Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the election results and the latest on recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy with WNYC's Bob Hennelly. Plus, WNYC business editor Charlie Herman talks about this morning's stock market.


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Comments [4]

Kate from Washington Heights

JUDICIAL RACES that republicans were putting money into in FL? What happened???

Nov. 07 2012 10:37 AM
Barlow from ASTORIA

I worked the polls at Astoria Blvd and from 6AM to 9PM the we had a line of people pressing in to vote. I was impressed with the overwhelming desire to vote. So many Americans with long long Greek and Italian and all manner of names we endeavored to write down on their voting cards. NO TIME FOR A BREAK, exhausted, I came away exhilarated with the beautiful richly varied faces of young and old, making their mark on piece of paper with all the sincere effort they could must! A simple working man on oxygen could barely wait in line... Indoneasia Thailand, Korean Chinese Croatian SO inspiring. I stole away and ran down the block to vote,,,THE DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE IN A HISTORICAL MOMENT.

Nov. 07 2012 10:26 AM
Joe from nearby

@caller Phil- next time you call in please be a bit more creative than parroting foxaganda talking points.

Nov. 07 2012 10:23 AM

Regarding NJ voter turnout, I work in Manhattan, had to be on the road to get through the Lincoln tunnel before polls opened, I left my construction work site at 5 pm, it took 2 hours to get through Lincoln tunnel, fought gridlock though Hoboken to get back home to Jersey City and polls were already closing. I did not have access to email/printing capabilities while at work. I was lucky to get through the tunnel as it closed shortly after and all traffic was funneled to the GWB. Also, the NJ Turnpike was closed during rush hour. Therefore MANY people who left work at a normal time were unable to get to the polls before they closed because of these reasons. I think that Manhattan area commuter troubles could have had an effect on NJ voter turnout in the the metropolitan area.

Nov. 07 2012 10:18 AM

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