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By Ny Magee 

NAACP reaches settlement with Postal Service over delivery of mail-in ballots

 

December 23, 2021

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Pallets filled with mail-in ballots cram an unloading area at a U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center.

The United States Postal Service has reached an agreement with the NAACP on a lawsuit related to mail-in ballots for the 2020 presidential election.

The civil rights organization filed the lawsuit last year over mail delays affecting election ballots, NBC News reports. In August 2020, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) warned state election officials that the agency would not be able to fulfill requests for mail-in ballots before the Nov. 3 presidential election, theGrio reported.

The letters were reportedly sent to 40 states by USPS general counsel and executive vice president Thomas Marshal...



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