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Gov. Bob McDonnell says that waiting two hours to vote is unacceptable and he's willing to consider expanding early voting opportunities to prevent that from happening in the future.
Almost 1 million people in the region have already voted for president and it could be an indication of heavy turnout on Election day.
At early voting centers in Maryland, the wait has been as long as 5 hours. WTOP's Kate Ryan visited one in Landover to find out how voters are spending that time.
Maryland voters returned to the polls Wednesday after early voting was canceled the previous two days due to superstorm Sandy.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says early voting will resume in Maryland on Wednesday, after two days of cancellations due to superstorm Sandy.
Early voting will resume in both Maryland and Virginia after the storm pressed pause on many voters plans. The District has not yet made a decision on when it will resume early voting.
Early voting is set to resume in the District of Columbia after being halted for two days because of superstorm Sandy.
With Hurricane Sandy barreling up the East Coast, local governments are putting contingency plans in place if early voting is disrupted.