There are many things people can agree or disagree on ahead of the election, but one thing I think everyone would agree on is paying much less for gas.

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Credit:, gas prices in New York are down 1.1 cents and the national average is down 2.7 cents, according to As many people in Western New York are headed back to work and more people are on the roads, that gives everyone something to agree on during these stressful times.

The drop in gas prices has accelerated in the last week as oil prices continue to slide on uncertainty, over the election, stimulus and as the coronavirus case counts soar.

said, Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, according to

New York State gas prices on Monday were 2.3 cents per gallon lower a month ago and, 45.6 cents lower than a year ago, according to GasBuddy. Here in Buffalo, I have noticed gas prices are going down and that is a really big help to many people in the community.

In just a few days, it feels like uncertainty over a potential legal fight over the U.S election has also risen to near panic levels, which throws more uncertainty into the ring. For now,  it's virtually guaranteed that gas prices will fall under 2 dollars per gallon in the next two weeks.

said, Patrick De Haan,

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