WNEW’s Election Watch 20120

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17 Percent of Garrett County, Md. Homes Still Lack Power After Sandy

Potomac Edison says about 3,900 homes and businesses in Garrett County are still without power a week after Superstorm Sandy dumped up to 2 1/2 feet of snow in the far western Maryland mountains.


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

Early Voting: 30 Million Head to Polls Before Tuesday

About 30 million people have already voted in 34 states and the District of Columbia, either by mail or in person. No votes will be counted until Tuesday but some key states are releasing the party affiliation of those who vote early.


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Deadline for Voter Registration by Mail in D.C.

Residents of the District of Columbia who haven’t yet signed up to vote in the presidential election have one last day to register by mail.


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Watson Truck and Supply in Hobbs, N.M., on Aug. 23, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney: Big Businesses ‘Doing Fine’ Thanks To Offshore Tax Havens

Creating a potential headache for his campaign, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said big businesses in the U.S. were “doing fine” in part because they get advantages from offshore tax havens.