A missing signature, an unverified signature, or late arrival are the most common reasons for a ballot to be rejected, according to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission report from the 2016 election. Continue reading
Professor Jason Johnson weighs in on the president’s attacks on the U.S. Postal Service and he discusses why he predicts the outcome of the November election won’t be determined for ‘weeks’. Continue reading
Recent actions taken by Louis DeJoy and Chad Wolf pose a threat to the safety and security of the upcoming 2020 general election. Continue reading
There are concerns that cost-cutting at the postal service, overseen by a key Trump ally, could undermine postal workers’ ability to deliver ballots in time to be counted — allowing the president to question the legitimacy of the election. Ben Tracy reports. Continue reading
Leading congressional Democrats are warning that an emergency loan agreement announced Wednesday by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy—a major donor to President Donald Trump and the GOP—could “accelerate the demise of the Postal Service” by giving the administration unprecedented access to the popular agency’s internal operations. Continue reading
Service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service have some election officials concerned that the dramatic pandemic-induced expansion of vote by mail could face delays as ballots are being returned.
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2020 — United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced today that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has reached an agreement in principle with the United States Department of the Treasury on the terms and conditions associated with $10 billion lending authority provided in the CARES Act. Continue reading
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) asked the U.S. Postmaster General DeJoy for clarification on the reported closure of post offices and reduction in hours at additional post offices across West Virginia. Continue reading