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Link to original article NJTV received a rare opportunity to travel along with the Ocean County Board of Elections throughout Seaside Heights and Ortley Beach on election day. The Ocean County Board of Elections mobile voting bus was in action to reach folks like first responders, emergency personnel and other elected officials who couldn’t leave areas that were evacuated. “It was important to vote today. Glad that the county came and brought this out for us or we wouldn’t be able to vote,” Seaside Heights Police

People, many displaced by Superstorm Sandy, line up to vote Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Burlington, N.J., at a Mobile Voting Precinct. Many victims displaced by the storm are taking advantage of offers to vote early. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) A man waits his turn to vote at a Mobile Voting Precinct van Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Burlington, N.J. Many victims displaced by Superstorm Sandy are taking advantage of offers to vote early. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) Dorothy Ann Van, of Surf City, Long Beach Island, N.J.,

Link to original article LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. — Instead of trying to get people to the polls in this storm-battered place, officials here brought the polls to the people. In Ocean County along the Atlantic Coast, election officials drove a Winnebago that had been converted into a rolling polling place to emergency shelters to allow displaced residents to vote. “This is a Godsend,” said Marc St. James, 69, who has been sleeping on a cot in the gym of the Pinelands Regional High School since his home

Link to original article Americans went to the polls by the tens of millions Tuesday, and although most voted without incident, balloting in several states was hindered by long waits, legal disputes and lingering damage from Hurricane Sandy. Pennsylvania emerged as a hot spot for Election Day issues. In Philadelphia and outlying counties, voters reported that some election workers required photo identification, despite a judge’s ruling last month that placed the state’s tough new ID law on hold for 2012. Officials were permitted to ask for photo identification

Link to original article Just after daybreak, under a pink-hued sky, the first voters began to pick their way through the sand and muck that had been the streets of Bay Head, N.J. Sidestepping the occasional dead fish with its one-eyed stare, they steadily found their way to the firehouse, where a huge generator powered one of the few sources of heat in the tiny seaside borough. From dawn till past nightfall on Tuesday, displaced residents from dozens of storm-smashed communities up and down the New

Link to original article Many people living in communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy broke off from their cleanups to vote Tuesday in the presidential election, with some casting their ballots by flashlight, in tents or mobile vans. Some voters faced long lines, while others experienced glitches with New Jersey’s email voting system Election officials in New Jersey and New York made special provisions for voters whose homes were damaged or destroyed after Sandy pounded the Northeast, leaving many homeless and without gas to fuel their cars,

Link to original article LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. — Her home had been flooded with five feet of water — and so had her regular polling place — but Tuesday was election day and Lisa Grabowski was determined to vote. So like thousands of New Jersey residents who are finding ways to get gas, food or shelter, Grabowski found a way to cast her ballot. Grabowski, 51, brought her son Nikolas Policastro, 20, to vote for the first time in a presidential election. Their polling place

At a temporary shelter in Toms River, N.J., hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, displaced residents from nearby Seaside Heights cast ballots from a voting truck Saturday. Link to original article Elected officials in New York and New Jersey scrambled Monday to enable displaced citizens to vote in the election on Tuesday, relocating scores of coastal polling places that had become unusable because of power failures, flooding or evacuations. New Jersey and New York both said they would allow voters uprooted by Hurricane Sandy to cast provisional ballots anywhere in their states. “Just because

Link to original article Hurricane Sandy’s timing couldn’t be worse for voters in the Northeast, but help from Print Elect in New Bern left early Saturday, rolling its mobile voting precinct to one New Jersey county to help get the votes in. Hurricane Sandy’s timing couldn’t be worse for voters in the Northeast, but help from Print Elect in New Bern left early Saturday, rolling its mobile voting precinct to one New Jersey county to help get the votes in. Ocean County Department of Elections officials in

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