Postal Bulletin features Election Mail communications plan

The materials include background information; a list of important dates; explanations of Election Mail, Political Mail and Franked Mail; key messages; label and tagging requirements; guidelines for customers in the military; and more. The publication also includes updates to USPS forms, policies and procedures. Source: USPS .

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USPS: Election Mail, Political Mail tips offered

The Postal Service is reminding employees of the differences between Political Mail and Election Mail tags. Red Tag 57, for Political Mail, should be used for any political campaign mailing by a registered candidate, campaign committee, and committee of a political party. This tag also can be used for a message mailing by a political…

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USPS offers election, political mail tagging tips

As the Nov. 8 general election approaches, USPS is reminding employees of the major differences between Political Campaign Mail and Election Mail tags. Red Tag 57, for Political Campaign Mail, may be used on campaign mailings by registered political candidates and organizations engaging in issue advocacy or voter mobilization. Green Tag 191, for domestic and…

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USPS: Election, political mail tips offered

USPS reminds employees of the differences between Political Campaign Mail and Election Mail tags. Red Tag 57, for Political Campaign Mail, may be used on campaign mailings by registered political candidates and organizations engaging in issue advocacy or voter mobilization. Green Tag 191, for domestic and international ballots, may only be used to identify ballot…

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Latest issue of Postal Bulletin highlights Election Mail

June 9, 2016 With national, state and local primaries wrapping up and the November 8 general election on the horizon, the Postal Bulletin’s latest issue highlights Election Mail and Political Mail. Franked Mail, the Hatch Act, vote-by-mail, the differences between Election Mail and Political Campaign Mail and frequently asked questions are included. The issue also…

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USPS OIG Blog: ‘Tis the Season for Political Mail

April 18, 2016 Get ready for a political advertising avalanche. Politicians and the groups that support them are expected to spend a whopping $12.3 billion this year on campaign advertising in an array of media –television, radio, digital, print, and direct mail. The U.S. Postal Service wants to snag $1 billion of that revenue, nearly…

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Election, political mail a top priority for USPS

The Postal Service expects to handle more Election Mail this year than it did during the 2012 presidential race, when more than 25 million return ballots were processed. Election Mail refers to ballot mail addressed for domestic or international delivery. Voting by mail has become more common now that three states — Colorado, Oregon and…

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USPS: Handle Election Mail, Political Campaign Mail properly

The Postal Service is reminding employees of the differences between the tags for Political Campaign Mail and Election Mail. Red Tag 57, for Political Campaign Mail, may be used on campaign mailings by registered political candidates and organizations engaging in issue advocacy or voter mobilization. Green Tag 191, for domestic and international ballots, may only…

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