Franklin & Marshall College
“Given the health of the economy, given the other economic and fiscal concerns that voters have, I don’t think it’s likely to move center stage .. in the short run,” says Terry Madonna.
While leaders of both parties focus on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s expected 2014 re-election campaign, voters across the state also will be choosing nominees for local judgeships, municipal offices and school boards.
Franklin & Marshall College pollster Terry Madonna believes the success that Democratic candidates enjoyed in Pennsylvania was more about political organization than it was about voter ID backlash.
Akbar Hossain has had to overcome hurdles to get where he is today. He emigrated from Saudi Arabia at age 10 with his family, and is now a junior at Franklin & Marshall.