"The tragic disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy so close to Election Day highlight how shortsighted it would be for New York to continue as one of only 15 states that do not allow either early in-person voting or no-excuse absentee ballots.... Both are reforms that the League of Women Voters of New York State supports..."

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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/opinion/early-voting-in-new-york.html