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-- the mega wrench into the election -- early voting.
Which some experts say could gain -- this time.
Just the week down both candidates had to scrap campaign plans today are Peter Barnes has details on what.
Widely interrupted Peter.
-- -- journalist and early voting a big part of president Obama's reelection campaign and now we're looking here at key battleground states.
That are in Sandy's path than two of them Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.
They don't have any early voting so not even an issue with those two but in a state like Virginia.
Where we do have -- early absentee voting it is having an impact the state of Virginia closing twenty polling places today because of the bad weather.
Advising local -- local -- registrars -- -- to try to keep office -- open where they can in this storm but we're hearing talk of generators now the president's campaign and Mitt Romney's disrupted by all this bad weather both of them canceling.
And -- events today the president returning here to the White House to meet with his emergency response team.
In the White House -- your -- situation room this morning and to oversee the crisis response now afterwards he briefed reporters who asked him that he is worried about the storms disrupt disrupting the election next week.
Worried at this point about the impact on election I'm worried about the impact on families and -- worried about the impact.
On our first responders.
I'm worried about the impact of our on our economy and on transportation.
You know that the election -- Take care of itself next week.
Now the president obviously has a has center stage here in his role as commander in chief.
The governor Romney we're hearing though Maine now and tour the storm damage in Virginia and New Jersey wants the hurricane passes month -- Melissa.
Alright Peter -- thanks so much in this.
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