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Saki Knafo

Pennsylvania Voter ID Requirement Struck Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A state judge has ruled that Pennsylvania can’t require voters to show ID at the polls. Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley said Friday tha...

Judge Suspends Harsh Voter ID Law

AP | PETER JACKSON | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state judge issued an order Friday that is expected to block enforcement of Pennsylvania's strict voter-identification law i...

Saki Knafo

Voter ID Confusion Kept Over 35,000 Away From Polls In One State

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Last summer, the state of Pennsylvania sent out mailers to hundreds of thousands of residents, suggesting that they lacked the documents needed to com...

Big Voter ID Trial Begins

Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

By PETER JACKSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. — A trial set to begin Monday on the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's voter identificat...

GOP-Led Department Accused Of Misleading Campaign

Mother Jones | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Early this month, a federal judge partially overturned Pennsylvania's voter ID law, ruling that the state couldn't require voters to show photo identi...

Voter ID Fight Remains Unresolved

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Just because opponents of Pennsylvania's new law requiring voters to show photo identification won a preliminary injunction in...

Trymaine Lee

Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law Halted, But Elderly Still Can't Rest

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.03.2012 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA -- When Betty Ann Workman was a little girl growing up in Philadelphia’s Tioga neighborhood, Election Day was like a family holiday. ...

Dan Froomkin

Big Voter ID Ruling Handed Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday postponed the enforcement of the state's new strict voter ID requirement until after the November presidential electio...

Ruling On Contentious Voter ID Law Is Imminent

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By Mark Shade HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge may rule as early as Thursday on whether to block a voter ide...

GOP Lawmaker Calls Voters Without IDs 'Lazy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Daryl Metcalfe, a Pennsylvania state House member who originally sponsored the state's voter ID law that is currently in legal limbo, said on a local ...

Harsh Voter ID Law Sent Back

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

In a potentially significant victory for Democrats, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacated a lower court's decision to uphold the states's restrictive...

Dan Froomkin

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Now In Hands Of State's Partisan High Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

The legal team fighting Pennsylvania's restrictive new voter identification law asked the state's Supreme Court on Thursday to at least postpone until...

Voter ID Law Under Intense Heat

AP | MARC LEVY and MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court justices on Thursday aggressively questioned whether a politically charged law requiring photo...

Luke Johnson

Voters Have Wildly Different Experiences Trying To Get The Right ID

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Opponents of Pennsylvania's voter ID law seemed to have gained a powerful new ally on Tuesday: CNBC's Jim Cramer. The indefatigable stock market a...

Dan Froomkin

Judge Who Upheld Pa. Voter ID Law Cited Bigoted 1869 Court Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

A Pennsylvania judge's decision to uphold the state's tough new voter-identification law last month was based in part on a 19th century state court de...

Plaintiff Nabs Small Voter ID Victory Despite Tough Battle Ahead

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — A plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification law has received the state-issued phot...

Harsh Voter ID Law Slated To Stand

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Strategies will shift as the first court battle over Pennsylvania's new law requiring voters to show valid photo identificatio...

Judge Makes Pennsylvania Voter ID Decision

Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson declined to grant an injunction against the state's voter ID law Wednesday. Here is his decision ...

Voter ID Case Decided

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A tough new voter identification law championed by Republicans can take effect in Pennsylvania for November's presidential ele...

PA Official On Voter ID Law: Possible 'Chaos' On Election Day

www.slate.com | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- I wrote a little earlier today about how hard it's been for the state to defend its new voter ID law. There was a new example of th...

Pennsylvania Election Official: I Won't Enforce Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 07.27.2012 | Black Voices

An election official in Pennsylvania has said that he will not enforce the state's voter I.D. law. Christopher Broach, a Democrat from Colwyn, Pen...