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Pennsylvania Voting

The Voting Rights Act: We Still Need It

Alex Palombo | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Alex Palombo

Yes, we've come a long way since 1965. But voter rights have taken steps backward in progress over the past few elections, and it cannot be allowed to continue.

Detectives On The Hunt For One 'Barack H. Obama'

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

PITTSBURGH -- A Pennsylvania detective is trying to figure out how an apparent prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed "B...

Amanda Terkel

Confusion At The Polls In Pennsylvania Over Blocked Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In October, a Pennsylvania judge blocked the state from implementing its voter ID law in time for the 2012 elections. But his opinion wa...

Voting Machine Recalibrated After Switching Vote

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

A Pennsylvania voting machine was taken out of service on Election Day 2012 after it was filmed switching a vote for President Barack Obama to one for...

In Voter ID Debate, Devil Is in the Details

Sundeep Iyer | Posted 08.02.2012 | New York
Sundeep Iyer

Since Pennsylvania is a swing state, it has become a flashpoint in the ongoing debate over voter ID laws. The specifics of restrictive voter ID laws mean that many voters with a photo ID still might not be able to cast a vote that will count.

Sam Stein

Anonymous Call Tells Pennsylvania Dems To Vote Wednesday

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A registered Democrat in Pennsylvania writes the Huffington Post to report that she has received an anonymous phone call telling her she should go to ...

Pennsylvania in Play

Eugene Ludwig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eugene Ludwig

There have been eight years of failed economic policies under the Bush Administration. But as the former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, I have seen firsthand the good that government can do.

Pennsylvanians On Guard Against GOP Voter Suppression

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

In 2000, it was Florida. In 2004, it was Ohio. This year, the war over vote counts and GOP suppression efforts seem to be shifting. Some analysts hav...

Long Primary Damaging Democrats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE APRIL 24*** The last Democratic primary contest takes place in South Dakota 40 days from today on June 3rd. Read below to see what columnis...

Sam Stein

Obama Improving Among Whites And Seniors, Holding Among Jews

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama may have his work cut out when it comes to recruiting white men and seniors. But if the exit polls from Pennsylvania provide any insight ...

Pennsylvania Notebook: Citizen Reports On The Pivotal Primary

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

We're posting this updating digest of OffTheBus reports from on the ground in Pennsylvania. A theme has already emerged on the challenges faced by voters and officials to properly record and tally ballots.

Pennsylvania Exit Polls: 9 In 10 Americans Think US In A Recession, Bush Says "We're Not"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the Pennsylvania primary voting under way today, early Pennsylvania exit polls are showing that 9 out of 10 people think the country is in a rece...

Sam Stein

Exit Polls: Obama Loses To Clinton Among 'Bitter' Low-Income Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Exit polls from the Pennsylvania election show that low-income Democratic voters favored Sen. Hillary Clinton by relatively wide margins. Those Penns...

Clinton grinds out victory over Obama in Pennsylvania

AP | DAVID ESPO and BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Rodham Clinton ground out a gritty victory in the Pennsylvania primary Tuesday night, defeating Barack Obama and staving ...

Pennsylvania Exit Polls: Primary Results

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** Exit polls from Pennsylvania are below, but click here for complete Pennsylvania results and fallout. *** The first round of the (notoriously unr...

Pennsylvania Primary Results: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

Doug Schoen: The New York Times is Wrong The lessons of Pennsylvania are clear for her going forward. She must continue on a negative or a comparat...