Sandy Victims Prepare to Vote

    A woman walks past a sign at an early voting center in Washington on October 31, 2012, less than one week before the official polling day in the US presidential election. During an unprecedented 24-hour truce so close to a US presidential vote, the campaigns of US President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney assessed the aftermath of hurricane Sandy and how to best use the final days left in a race either man could still win.    AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

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    For victims of Hurricane Sandy, it's starting to get cold. Officials in areas of the Northeast hit hard by the storm are arranging ways for people with little gas and no electricity to vote on Nov. 6, as President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney appeared neck and neck in their race for the White House. Some voters in New Jersey will be allowed to cast ballots by email, while New York arranged for voting tents to be constructed in some areas. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered county clerks to open to allow for early voting over the weekend.

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