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NYS Board Of Elections: Itís Possible Voting May Be Permitted Beyond Tuesday
cbslocal.com ^

Posted on 11/03/2012 7:30:28 AM PDT by tsowellfan

New York state law allows for an extra day of voting if turnout is drastically suppressed because of a natural disaster like Superstorm Sandy. That could potentially postpone state, congressional and even presidential election results beyond Tuesday’s Election Day.

State Board of Elections spokesman John Conklin confirmed Friday that the law permits election commissioners to create a second day of voting if the turnout in any county is less than 25 percent of the total number of registered voters...

(Excerpt) Read more at newyork.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: election2012; ny; ny2012
Drudge Headline: NY hints at extending Election Day -- as much as 20 days!



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1 posted on 11/03/2012 7:30:33 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

Already counted as Dem. won’t matter.

Ohio’s absentee delay is more troubling.


2 posted on 11/03/2012 7:32:34 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: tsowellfan
Romney isn't going to win New York anyway.

Vote as long as you please.

3 posted on 11/03/2012 7:32:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: tsowellfan

Won’t affect the outcome of the presidential election at all since NY is already in the bag for Bonzo. Joisey too.

But a few House elections could be swung to the Rats, given extra time to commit their massive vote fraud.


4 posted on 11/03/2012 7:33:23 AM PDT by PermaRag (If Trayvon had a father, he'd look just like Obama)
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To: tsowellfan

I see something very interesting in this, Romney nails 320 EVs by 11pm eastern and NYS wants to keep voting, Obamabots don;t vote and we flip a few Congressonal seats based on this. I would think the Democrats would howl at this, this idiot should keep his mouth shut and watch what you wish for. But then again Democrats are not the brightest bunch, they are hanging their enthusiasm on a guy who predicts baseball games.


5 posted on 11/03/2012 7:35:10 AM PDT by pburgh01
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To: TigerClaws

violates the constitution


6 posted on 11/03/2012 7:35:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: tsowellfan

Oh, Hail NO!


7 posted on 11/03/2012 7:36:22 AM PDT by hope
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To: tsowellfan

It won’t matter. We’ll know the results of the other states before that. New York is Obama’s unless they get pissed at him enough and put it in Romney’s column.


8 posted on 11/03/2012 7:36:25 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Down ticket races do matter, specifically for the State Senate and Congress. That could spell disaster for Republicans.


9 posted on 11/03/2012 7:47:42 AM PDT by NYRepublican72
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To: tsowellfan

They cannot legally change the date for the presidential election.


10 posted on 11/03/2012 7:48:09 AM PDT by wille777
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Romney isn't going to win New York anyway.

Yep. This story shows one reason why the Electoral College is so valuable. Any funny business in one state can only affect that one state.

11 posted on 11/03/2012 7:49:06 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: tsowellfan

maybe for State elections, but I doubt they can for a Federal election.

Wouldn’t make a difference anyways


12 posted on 11/03/2012 7:52:40 AM PDT by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: tsowellfan
Somehow I don't see the SCOTUS allowing a 20 day extension.One or two days might be reasonable.There *is* a serious situation in the state's largest city.The only practical effect this could have is in the House...particularly if the extension is statewide rather than just in the NYC area.
13 posted on 11/03/2012 7:53:13 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Sacajaweau

Each state can run the election anyway they want. The key is that the state has to convene and certify their electoral votes in roughly six weeks. There’s roughly ten days after that for the certified votes to be recognized in DC and fully end the entire process.

Each state has the right to determine the Presidential election by its own legislative process...it’s own state house/senate. No one dares to do that today....but it’s always in their hip pocket.

Yeah, those high school history teacher never mentioned these parts of the process because it never comes up as a topic.


14 posted on 11/03/2012 7:55:04 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: tsowellfan

I don’t think so. I believe the Constitution is clear.


15 posted on 11/03/2012 7:58:45 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: TigerClaws

Already counted as Dem. won’t matter.

Ohio’s absentee delay is more troubling.


If Romney wins PA then OH doesn’t even matter...

‘Romney’s Pennsylvania push not a mirage’

The left and the Obama campaign have been pooh-poohing the notion that Mitt Romney has any chance of winning Pennsylvania, despite devoting millions of dollars in ads and visits by the candidate himself to the state this weekend. David Axelrod has gone so far as to say he will shave his moustache off if Romney takes the Keystone State.

But there is a method to Mitt’s supposed madness, as Jay Cost so ably explains:

Broad context: PA outside of Philly County has been trending red for 20 years. It has so far been checked by Dem turnout in Philly County, but Philly County’s population has been flat. So turnout increases in the county are from turnout machines/enthusiasm alone. At some point, that could breakdown.

So assume:

(a) Total PA turnout is up 3% over 2008. Philly County comprises 11.5% of total PA electorate (similar to 2004, less than 2008).

(b) Romney wins non-Philly county 54-46. (Slightly better than Bush ‘04, who won 52.5 to 47.5)

Then:

Obama MUST net 433k votes out of Philly County to win. In 2008 he netted 478k votes. In 2004 Kerry netted 410k votes. In 2000 Gore netted 350k votes.

Tweak the assumptions to lower Philly turnout, increase non-Philly turnout, increase Romney share of non-Philly. And Keystone State goes red.

The electorate has changed since 2008 in several states, including Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Colorado. These states are all trending red and liberals may be in a for a very rude surprise on Wednesday morning.

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/romneys_pennsylvania_push_not_a_mirage.html#ixzz2BAWCgULn


16 posted on 11/03/2012 8:03:07 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Feel the Power - GOP Tsunami Warning Issued for November 6th)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Don’t ignore the facts that the hardest hit areas in NY are Staten Island, which votes about 80 percent Republican (the top-heavy vote there offsets Manhattan and Brooklyn, enabling Guiliani and Nanny Bloomberg to win the mayoralty), the south shore of Queens and Brooklyn (represented by Rep. Turner in Congress) and Nassau and Suffolk County (more 50/50 but the shore areas more heavily trend Republican). I really don’t think it will make any difference - ain’t no way Romney carries the State of New York and there are no Rep. congressthings in danger of losing in those areas.


17 posted on 11/03/2012 8:05:53 AM PDT by laconic
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To: TigerClaws

Not worried about OH absentees. It won’t be that close.


18 posted on 11/03/2012 8:06:11 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: pepsionice

Congress determines the day, the states decide the manner. Not sure if an extension is the same as changing the date. That would be for the courts to decide I suppose. But I thought the article said they are allowed to extend it only one day. I see this backfiring on the Dems.


19 posted on 11/03/2012 8:13:12 AM PDT by cwbys4evr (number obsessed poll watcher)
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To: tsowellfan

Romney will have run by then, and NY will be irrelevant.


20 posted on 11/03/2012 8:46:10 AM PDT by pallis
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To: tsowellfan

Want to bet NY?

LLS


21 posted on 11/03/2012 8:49:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: tsowellfan
NYS Board Of Elections: It’s Possible Voting May Be Permitted Beyond Tuesday

Why bother?

NY State 2008 Presidential Election Results

Obama - 63% - 4,804,701 votes

Romney - 36% - 2,752,728 votes


22 posted on 11/03/2012 8:52:33 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then." -- Philip K. Dick)
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To: Sacajaweau

What constitution? The states decide such issues. I believe they can go up real close to when the electoral college meets.


23 posted on 11/03/2012 8:58:44 AM PDT by madison10 (I love it when My plan comes together ~~God)
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To: tsowellfan
Doesn't matter except for the popular vote count. Even when NYers are suffering because of 0bama, they will still vote for the marxist.

5.56mm

24 posted on 11/03/2012 9:04:43 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: tsowellfan

Will they also allow trunk votes like they did in Minnisota?


25 posted on 11/03/2012 9:58:24 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: tsowellfan
Leftwing propaganda!

The US Constitution gives the federal government the final word on the day of federal elections and since the 1840s federal law has required that they be held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday of November. Not on 2 or 20 days starting on that Tuesday.

Obamanistas do not get to play their Hugo Chavez games in this country - unless their dearest leader gets a 2nd term to further subvert the US Constitution!

26 posted on 11/03/2012 10:20:41 AM PDT by drpix
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To: tsowellfan

Romney can just concede New York then. Moving on without ya.


27 posted on 11/03/2012 10:22:42 AM PDT by mancini
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

ROFL post of the day in my book.


28 posted on 11/03/2012 10:32:02 AM PDT by Bailee
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To: Iron Munro

Where’s that winning attitude!?!

We still have 2.5 days to move NY from Obama


29 posted on 11/03/2012 12:42:51 PM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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