Video: USPS may bill local board of elections for absentee ballot postage confusion - postalnews blog

Video: USPS may bill local board of elections for absentee ballot postage confusion

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Franklin County taxpayers could be asked to pick up the tab for those who do not read directions on their absentee ballots.

According to Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman Ben Piscitelli, the board ordered envelops before the final ballot was ready.

The ballot turned out to be heavier than the board originally thought, and the postage required on them increased to 65 cents.

Read more: U.S. Postal Service Considering Billing Board Of Election For Absentee Ballot Postage Confusion | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio.