Postal Service warns 46 states their voters could be disenfranchised by delayed mail-in ballots

Anticipating an avalanche of absentee ballots, the U.S. Postal Service recently sent detailed letters to 46 states and D.C. warning that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted — adding another layer of uncertainty ahead of the high-stakes presidential contest.

The letters sketch a grim possibility for the tens of millions of Americans eligible for a mail-in ballot this fall: Even if people follow all of their state’s election rules, the pace of Postal Service delivery may disqualify their votes.

The Postal Service’s warnings of potential disenfranchisement came as the agency undergoes a sweeping organizational and policy overhaul amid dire financial conditions. Cost-cutting moves have already delayed mail delivery by as much as a week in some places, and a new decision to decommission 10 percent of the Postal Service’s sorting machines sparked widespread concern the slowdowns will only worsen. Rank-and-file postal workers say the move is ill-timed and could sharply diminish the speedy processing of flat mail, including letters and ballots.

See the letters the U.S. Postal Service sent to states

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(Chineses mail in voting) and you want the ballots in the mail! Snowflakes must want to be controlled by China I guess….

Get your sick ass outta here!

How many dead people will vote this election?

The dead must be allowed a vote!

Sounds like I need to sue because I won’t get my meds in on time and they don’t let you order meds any earlier!

I’m talking about veterans Folks!

Wow! So many laws broken with purposely slowing down the mail! Never ever seen anything like that. Worst move Trump could ever make. Now everyone knows he’s a true criminal. Mail is a non-partisan issue because slowing mail slows republican ballots too and you know who votes the most by mail? The older Americans or rather, much of the repub base