Hurricane Sandy, Voter ID laws pose problems in Pennsylvania

McConville

Sometime-swing state Pennsylvania has consistently chosen President Obama in the polls for the past few weeks, but on Election Day it faced a new set of problems. As Philadelphia resident and 2002 Manual graduate Anne Bornschein discussed, Hurricane Sandy caused confusion about polling places and absentee voting, and the much-talked-about Voter ID laws put many voters’ statuses in limbo.

 

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Emily McConville serves as the Content Director for ManualRedEye.com and the Copy Director for the Crimson Yearbook. Emily wants to be a journalist and plans to major in journalism and political science. She enjoys writing satire, watching Doctor Who, and reading the news. She is also the captain of the speech team.