Things could get pretty hairy on election day due to the state's new Voter ID law. Pittsburgh is bracing for long lines. Poll watchers from both parties will likely be on hand in big districts, stepping up the anxiety. And what if some Democratic poll workers refuse to follow the new GOP-approved rules?

The state has already warned they could be prosecuted, according to Daniel Denvir at Philadelphia City Paper:

The voter ID law does not set out any new and specific penalties for non-compliance. Violators could, however, be charged under five catch-all state elections code provisions, according to information provided by the Secretary of State to the Philadelphia City Commissioners and obtained by City Paper. That includes two felonies carrying prison sentences of up to seven years. Anyone convicted of such a crime would also be barred from voting for four years.

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