Judge Starts 10-Day Hearing on 'Ballot Harvesting'

Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:54pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 3:03pm

A federal judge is starting 10 days of hearings today on a law banning the practice that critics call “ballot harvesting.”

State lawmakers last year approved a new law limiting who can return early ballots for voters, meaning political and civic groups could face prison time and a fine for going door-to-door to collect them and drop them off.

Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joins me now to talk about the long and winding legal road this law has taken so far, and where it may go from here.

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