Workers count mail-in and in-person absentee ballots at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Getty Images)

How Ballot Harvesting Could Save Elections

November 17, 2022


The states have chosen how the game is played; now Republicans need to start playing.

“Ballot harvesting.” To some, it’s a creepy term, conjuring images of hulking party machines plowing through passive fields of citizens, threshing their votes and delivering them to the ballot box. To others, the whole thing seems practically a conspiracy theory—a catch-all for sore losers who can’t understand how voters could have rejected their team.

Feelings aside, ballot harvesting is a reality for much of the country.

Christopher Bedford is the executive editor of the upcoming magazine, Common Sense. Follow him on Twitter.

Originally published in The Spectator World.

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