NALC: National Election Mail Task Force update

September 23, 2020 Over the past several months, there has been a concerted effort by some to cast doubt on the security of vote by mail and on the ability of the Postal Service to meet the expected surge in vote by mail this year. We have pushed back on this narrative and communicated that…

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APWU President Dimondstein on PBS News Hour

August 5, 2020 With the election nearing and many parts of the U.S. in the grips of COVID-19, mail-in ballots have become a prominent issue. But President Trump has disparaged both the U.S. Postal Service and the integrity of voting by mail. What effect could his criticism have? William Brangham talks to Mark Dimondstein of…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appeared On MSNBC’s Meet The Press Daily

In the space of a few short weeks, Postmaster General DeJoy has introduced a troubling mail slowdown and President Trump has attacked postal workers with unfounded attempts to discredit vote-by-mail.Meanwhile, the Senate has still not taken action to provide the $25 billion that the USPS needs during this extraordinary national crisis. President Dimondstein appeared on…

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Why some mail-in ballots are rejected (video)

CBS News – August 3, 2020 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. CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster join Elaine Quijano…

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Dimondstein: Trump attacks integrity of postal workers across country

From: Mark Dimondstein via ActionNetwork.org Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 1:59 PM Subject: Trump attacks the integrity of postal workers across the country Brothers and Sisters, Over the last weekend Donald Trump accused USPS employees of “throw[ing] away” mail-in election ballots. Without any substance or fact, he accused us of breaking our oath as postal…

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