Hurricane Sandy could postpone early voting in Md.

Governor Martin O'Malley's state of emergency with respect to Hurricane Sandy may have an impact on early voting in Maryland.

Early voting is scheduled to take place between Saturday, October 27 and Thursday, November 1. Hurricane Sandy is expected to reach our area sometime Monday.{ }

Election Law states early voting could be postponed in the event of a state of emergency. The Governor's Office and Emergency Management Agency are actively monitoring storm developments in order to determine whether changes to the early voting schedule may be necessary to protect public safety.

In the meantime, the State Board of Elections, the local boards and all early voting locations should continue preparations for early voting.