USPS delivers Election Mail report

December 29, 2020 The Postal Service released a post-election analysis outlining the steps it took to deliver a historic number of ballots and Election Mail volume. “Throughout the 2020 election, the Postal Service faced unprecedented challenges, but the commitment of our 644,000 men and women to deliver the nation’s ballots securely and in a timely…

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USPS: PMG thanks employees for election season work in new video

In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy thanks Postal Service employees for their work during election season. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, millions more people voted by mail this year. The Postmaster General reviews the steps USPS took to serve these voters, and he discusses how political campaigns used mail to educate voters…

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USPS Continues to Deliver a Record Number of Ballots

USPS News Release – October 29, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — With less than one week until the November election, new U.S. Postal Service data show an exceedingly high-volume of mail moving through the system and a focus on delivery of ballots. “With increased volume in both mail and packages and external challenges, mail is moving,”…

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USPS OIG: Making Sure Every American Vote Overseas is Delivered

USPS OIG Blog – October 19, 2020 Election day is right around the corner, and a lot of attention has been focused on voting by mail here in the U.S. But did you know there are also mail-in ballots coming in from Americans overseas? Even before the pandemic, the Postal Service processed international election and…

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USPS: PMG DeJoy brings employees up-to-date [video]

October 5, 2020 In a new video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy brings USPS employees up-to-date on the organization’s latest activities. DeJoy discusses mail volumes, the use of data to evaluate mail flow, efforts to achieve operational excellence, the ongoing recovery from the recent hurricanes and wildfires, and the organization’s commitment to deliver election-related mail….

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USPS OIG Report: Military, Diplomatic, and Other International Election Mail

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the Postal Service’s preparedness for processing international election mail, including military and diplomatic mail. The Postal Service processes international election and political mail for eligible U.S. citizens throughout the world. Military and diplomatic members and their families or other U.S. citizens located in foreign countries can use or receive…

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USPS OIG Report: Processing Readiness of Election and Political Mail in 2020 General Elections

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the Postal Service’s readiness for timely processing of Election and Political Mail for the 2020 general elections. Election Mail is any mailpiece that an authorized election official creates for voters participating in the election process and includes ballots and voter registration materials. Political Mail is any mailpiece created by…

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USPS OIG: Election and Political Mail

Political and Election Mail are part of a long tradition in American political history. Political Mail is defined as any mailpiece sent for political campaign purposes by a registered candidate, a campaign committee, or a committee of a political party to promote candidates, referendums, or campaigns. Election Mail refers to items such as ballots, voter…

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