How Sandy Could Affect The Election

Oct 30, 2012

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The freakishly robust weather phenomenon now known as Superstorm Sandy has left millions without power and billions of dollars in damage in its wake…and is still moving westward across the country. We wondered whether a tragedy of this scale, a week before a presidential election that is still too close to call, could affect the outcome.  So, we turn to political scientist Dean Spiliotes for some perspective. Dean is civic scholar in The School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and he’s also author of the popular website