Voting

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Election 2012: Post-Sandy Voting Information For N.Y., N.J., Conn.

If you have questions about voting after the storm, we have all the information you need on relocated polling sites, absentee ballots and voting by email or fax in some states.

11/01/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting Ridiculous

Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.

10/29/2012

Voters (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Backlog May Prevent Thousands Of NYC Absentee Voters From Casting Ballots

More than 100,000 New Yorkers applied for absentee ballots. Board of Elections Commissioner J.C. Polanco admitted the board is backlogged because he said they are understaffed.

10/25/2012

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SOUND OFF: Have You Applied For An Absentee Ballot But Haven’t Received It?

Have you applied for an absentee ballot in New York but have yet to receive it?

10/24/2012

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Voter Registration Deadline Is Today

Voters can get an application online or register at the Motor Vehicle Commission and Human Services offices.

10/16/2012

New York State Voter Registration Form (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Time Running Out For New Yorkers To Register To Vote

Midnight is the deadline for New Yorkers to have their voter registration envelopes postmarked.

10/12/2012

People vote in Milford, CT (file / credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Conn. Secretary Of The State Hopes Registered Voters Will Actually Show Up

About 90,000 new voters have added their names to the rolls in Connecticut for this year. But will they show up?

09/25/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Wants Answers From NYC On Handicapped Voting

Federal Judge Deborah Batts said she sees improvements in the city’s efforts to make polling places accessible to disabled people, but she’s not yet satisfied.

09/10/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Now Lets You Register To Vote Online

When it comes to voter registration, New York comes close to the bottom of the list, but the state hopes a new online registration program will change that.

08/22/2012

A Philadelphia voter (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.

07/10/2012

People vote in Milford, CT (file / credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some 17-Year-Olds In Connecticut Will Get To Vote In Primaries

In Connecticut, if you will be 18-years-old by the general election on November 6, you are eligible to preregister and vote in the primaries.

04/13/2012

Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

‘Byzantine’ Vote-Counting Process In NYC Draws Criticism

Finding out the unofficial results after New York City’s polls close can require plenty of patience, thanks to a paper-and-scissors, multiple-person process.

03/31/2012

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano (credit: @MayorDeStefano / Twitter)

New Haven Mayor Wants Illegals To Vote In Local Elections

One Connecticut mayor is asking the legislature to allow illegal immigrants to vote in local elections.

12/14/2011

Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

L.I. Contends With Voting Issue Ahead Of Elections

They’re trying to bring back the old lever machines because a court order has the new optical scan machines impounded as votes are still being recounted from last month’s general elections.

12/10/2010

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Officials Call For Changes To NY Election Laws

A group of New York elected officials and voting advocates are calling for a package of reforms like early voting, same day registration and allowing New Yorkers to fill out ballots at home.

12/06/2010

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