"In Cleveland alone, more than 20,000 homes were bulldozed and tens of thousands more were foreclosed on," says Garfield. "If the election is as close as it's expected to be in a state like Ohio, the absence of 20,000 or 50,000 voters could make a big difference."According to NPR, more than 99,000 voters, about 26 percent of previously registered voters, have dropped off voter registration rolls in Cleveland since 2008. Garfield says that he often hears from foreclosure victims who are angry. "The anger toward the mega banks, toward President Obama and toward congressional Republicans hasn't really been addressed by either party," he says. "The sense I get anecdotally is that these people feel there's no difference between either political party. It's hard to say which way these voters will vote."