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"After an unprecedented shuffling of state election laws to help those impact­ed by Hurricane Sandy get to the polls, Election Day isn’t over in New Jersey, as tens of thousands of voters have until Fri­day night to return ballots cast by email and fax."

"Debbie Gould, the president of the local chapter of the League of Women Voters, said she and other poll watchers observed problems that could have been avoided with additional staff and equipment. ... 'There were just a lot more voters than they expected,' she said."

"The results event, hosted by the League of Women Voters and the Baltimore County Public Library system, was the last of four in a series of election-related programs hosted to educate voters both before and after ballots were cast."

"Durham’s record for same-day voter registration was shattered Tuesday, according to unofficial results released late Tuesday evening by the town. A total of 3,024 people registered to vote after arriving at the polls; that’s about 1,300 more voters than the tally from 2008."

"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..."

"Voter ID opponents claimed victory early Wednesday morning with 95 percent of precincts reporting only 45.8 percent in favor of the proposed amendment that would require photographic identification for voting."

"If, like me, you never received your citizens voters guide by mail (yet another thing I’m blaming on Sandy), go to the League of Women Voters of New Jersey’s website to learn more about the candidates for President, Senate, House of Representatives, and the two statewide ballot questions."

"If early voting is any clue, Valley turnout in today's election will be big. ... Elections volunteers from the League of Women Voters...Tom Zimoski, Patricia Anderson, and Dolores O'Neal, open vote-by-mail ballots at the Fresno County Elections office on Monday."

"The League of Women Voters is offering a hotline for people who have questions on election. ,,, The Lee County [FL] chapter is teaming with WGCU Public Television for it's call center."