Vot­ers express con­cern over mail-in bal­lots after major postal office delays

Voters express concern over mail-in ballots after major postal office delays

Vot­ers have expressed con­cern over the speed of the Unit­ed States Postal Ser­vice, which has seen sig­nif­i­cant delays in recent months, as the coun­try pre­pares for the 2024 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion.
The vot­ers are large­ly con­cerned about the speed of mail-in bal­lots, and whether they would arrive at their des­ti­na­tions in time to be count­ed. How­ev­er, the U.S. Postal Ser­vice said it would use “a robust and proven process to ensure prop­er han­dling and deliv­ery of all Elec­tion Mail, includ­ing bal­lots,” for Novem­ber.
USPS also apol­o­gized for the ser­vice inter­rup­tions and delays seen in the past six months, which have been attrib­uted to a roof col­lapse, the tran­si­tion to new pro­cess­ing equip­ment, and “exe­cu­tion­al com­pli­ca­tions aris­ing from oper­a­tional tran­si­tions.” 
“We read­i­ly acknowl­edge and regret that there have been ser­vice per­for­mance issues in sev­er­al major met­ro­pol­i­tan areas in the past six months,” USPS said in a state­men …