Elections officials sound alarm: Arizona vote by mail may be harmed by USPS changes

Arizona Mirror

Stacks of boxes holding mail are seen at a U.S. Post Office sorting center.
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The postal service is warning states, including Arizona, that it may not be able to deliver ballots and early ballot requests for the November election within the narrow timelines in state law.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy recently announced a host of changes at USPS, including the cutback of overtime hours for postal workers, prohibiting mail carriers from making extra trips to deliver mail, hiring freezes and the removal of mail sorting machines at some postal facilities. Those changes, along with the recent removal of USPS mailboxes in Montana and Oregon, has sparked concerns that the Trump administration is undermining voting by mail.

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