Hurricane Sandy, Voter ID laws pose problems in Pennsylvania

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.



Emily McConville served as the Content Director for and the Copy Director for the Crimson Yearbook. She enjoys writing satire, watching Doctor Who, and reading the news. She was also the captain of the speech team.