There is a way an unscrupulous campaign operation could tip the electoral system in favor of a particular candidate or issue, and most voters would never know it happened. It's called "ballot harvesting." Never heard of it? You really need to, and this item from one of our favorite muck raking sites, Washington Babylon, gives us the scoop:
On its way out the door, the Obama administration has decided that state election systems are part of the nation's critical infrastructure, and thus, need to be protected as if they were a power plant, or an international airport.