Could Hurricane Sandy disrupt elections? FEMA preparing for that possibility

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FEMA is preparing for that possibility, reports Politico’s Alex Guillén. “Based on the storm, there could be impacts that would linger into next week and have impacts on the federal election,” agency administrator Craig Fugate told reporters.

“We’re going through the regulatory policy and making sure all that’s in place and we can support it.” But can federal elections be delayed? That’s up to individual states, Guillén reports.

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