Can a Philly activist and ex-Green Party VP candidate fill a convicted state rep's seat?

Cheri Honkala, who went from living out of her car to running alongside Jill Stein as the vice presidential pick in the 2012 election, is confident that she'll soon represent parts of North Philadelphia in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives. There's one problem, though โ€“ as of now, her name won't be on the ballot come next month's special election looking to fill the seat. Continue reading