TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Dec 7, 2018

An investigation into voting irregularities in a still-contested North Carolina U.S. House race is drawing attention to a widespread but little-known political tool called ballot harvesting, the Associated Press reports on WMC Action News 5. The practice of collecting absentee ballots that had not been turned in has long been used by special-interest groups and both major political parties. But this “voter service” can be corrupted when the harvested ballots are not turned in or are opened and altered before being cast.