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DeJoy’s 10-Year Postal Plan Threatens Mail-In Ballots, States Say

Louis DeJoy
Louis DeJoyPhotographer: Jim Watson/AFP/Bloomberg
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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is again trying to make major changes that pose a threat to timely delivery of mail-in ballots, according to a complaint filed by a group of Democratic state attorneys general.

DeJoy’s 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. Postal Service will permanently slow delivery standards for first-class mail nationwide, affecting everything from election mail to government benefits, 19 states and the District of Columbia said in an administrative complaint with the Postal Regulatory Commission. DeJoy also failed to seek an advisory opinion for the March plan from the regulator as required by federal law, they allege.