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Election Day Polling Places May Change

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano spoke on WFAN radio Thursday evening saying the county is moving ahead with Election Day as planned.

Several polling sites, however, may change depending on the damage to regular locations such as schools.

According to Newsday, election officials are working to determine whether several of Long Island's more than 700 polling places will be operable.

Sixty-eight of Nassau County's 376 polling sites are located in federal flood zones.

Flood-damaged areas in Long Beach, which has 30,000 voters and 12 polling sites, are among the biggest concerns.

In a worst-case scenario, Democratic Board of Elections Commissioner William Biamonte said some sites could use paper ballots.

It is unlikely that Election Day would be postponed because of Sandy, reported Newsday.


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