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The Immigrant Vote After Sandy


Waiting in line for gas in Brooklyn, New York (Photo: Joe Mazzola/Flickr)

Officials in New York and New Jersey are doing their best to make sure people in areas hit hard by Sandy can vote Tuesday.

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But some immigrant residents on a tight budget might not want to use precious gasoline to get to the polls.

Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with Ligia Soto, a 29-year-old voter born in Guatemala who lives in Mastic Beach, New York.