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What you need to know about US Postal Service's funding crisis, and how it could impact your vote in the November election

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The United States Postal Service is currently suffering a financial crunch exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decline in Americans using the Postal Service due to the pandemic accelerated the years-long reductions in first-class mail volume , and financial woes which were manufactured in part by Congress.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is implementing cost-cutting measures including reductions in overtime and late trips that are causing service disruptions and delays in mail delivery in parts of the US.
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Why is the US Postal Service's role in November's election under scrutiny?

Why is the US Postal Service's role in November's election under scrutiny?

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The coronavirus pandemic means up to 50% of votes could be cast by mail but will the USPS be able to cope? The United States Postal Service has emerged as a central issue in November's hotly contested election where Democrat Joe Biden is seeking to prevent Republican Donald Trump from winning a second term. Here is why: Why is there so much attention around the USPS and America's 2020 election?
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2020 election: US Postal Service warns people in 46 states could have votes discounted by delayed mail-in ballots

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The US Postal Service cannot guarantee absentee ballots will arrive in time to be counted for November's elections in 46 states and Washington DC, signalling the possibility of mass disenfranchisement amid political turmoil and the uncertain financial fate of the beleaguered agency.
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