They're an elusive group in society, shunning modern conveniences like TV, cars and electricity.
But one thing the Amish do participate in is democracy.
Newshub political editor Patrick Gower had a shot at charming Amish voters in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - but struggled to get much of a response.
Despite telling them he was from New Zealand, things got pretty awkward when the Amish didn't seem all that interested.
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