Columbus Voters Turn Out Amid Rain, But Cleveland Hit Worse | Talking Points Memo

Hurricane Sandy’s electoral impact seems muted so far in Columbus, Ohio, where the Washington Post reports that early voting reached its peak on Monday despite rain. But the Democrats’ stronghold in Cleveland took the brunt of the storm and many are without power as high winds continue throughout the day. Democrats need to run up big margins in the county to win, so any disruption of early voting could potentially affect their chances in Ohio.

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