Comer Raises Concerns About Potential Political Bias by Postal Workers in USPS’ Mail-in Ballot Operations

WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) today raised concerns about the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) strong reliance on highly partisan unions for election-related operations, including handling of ballots, and the risk it poses to Americans’ confidence in election results.

According to information recently provided to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the postal unions who are largely in support of the Democratic Party will play an integral role in vote-by-mail this year by participating in USPS’ programs that empower management and postal unions to review every aspect of the ballot-delivery process and also permit employees to ensure election mail is properly postmarked. Roughly 92 percent of postal employees are covered by a collective bargaining agreement and at least two major postal unions have endorsed Joe Biden for president. Additionally, it is unclear if USPS ever remedied institutional bias after the Office of Special Counsel found that one postal union inappropriately assisted Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign during the 2016 election.

In a letter to Postmaster General DeJoy, Ranking Member Comer calls on the USPS to ensure fair and efficient operations for the election and consider a program of monitors from the Republican and Democratic parties in postal facilities to help mitigate concerns. He also requests information regarding oversight of USPS’ employee mail-in ballot programs and the safeguards put in place to ensure compliance with federal ethics law.


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Your a friggin idiot if you don’t think that some radicals will destroy ballots they perceive coming from the opposite party of there preference.

In the insane state of California the return absentee ballot actually denotes your party in a barcode numericals sequence. Is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard of and you know I guarantee carriers will be filtering some of those for the trash.

you’re the friggin idiot…

secondly, how much are you guaranteeing, and how do us postal workers collect it?

Then explain why a package addressed to a specific city with the correct zip code was delivered to a city over 300 miles away from the correct destination. A package was delivered and was NEVER recovered by the USPS and denied it was delivered to the wrong city and address. Also why would a letter sent from one address to that same address take over 14 days to arrive?

I can tell you will never get an answer on that one, lol. Funny and NOT funny!

I was a letter Carrier.Some do throw away ballot’s.I have witnessed it,and other mail as well.