Natural Disasters

Days After Election Could be Filled With Lawsuits

Disputes in swing states and the effects of superstorm Sandy could lead to suits being filed


In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, it's almost certain the close presidential race will spur legal battles over early voting, long lines, fraud, and voter suppression – especially in swing states.

The lawsuits could delay election results, forcing those who are old enough to relive the epic fight between George W. Bush and Al Gore.