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The Post Office, although considered an “essential service,” has not received resources and protections commensurate with this emergency designation.
Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman
A major point of The Brennan Center’s initiative for protecting the 2020 elections is increasing the capacity for voting by mail. The Trump administration has attacked mail-in balloting, and refuses the USPS the kind of financial support that has been extended to corporations to help them through the Covid19 crisis. Contact your representatives in Congress to demand funding and support for the Post Office during the pandemic. (Change.org petition HERE)
Slate: We Cannot Hold an Election Without a Functional Post Office by Richard L. Hasen
With poll workers getting sick, in-person polling places shutting down, and an expected flood of absentee ballot requests, a functioning postal service is essential to the health and safety of American democracy.
Business Insider: Trump reportedly rejected bailout package that would rescue the US Postal Service by Grace Panetta
In addition to the agency's chronic lack of funding, postal workers are facing hazardous job conditions due to the coronavirus crisis.
Just for fun: Serving an At-Risk population (strong language)
Voting in a Pandemic Year
Read the plan to ensure that the 2020 election is free, fair, accessible, and secure, from the Brennan Center for Justice
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