US judge orders ‘extraordinary measures’ to ensure ballot deliveries

The US District Judge said he was ordering the measures in places where Election Mail processing scores for completed ballots returned by voters were below 90% for at least two days from October 26-28.
A woman works at the Maricopa County Elections ballot processing center in Phoenix, Arizona US on October 30, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
A woman works at the Maricopa County Elections ballot processing center in Phoenix, Arizona US on October 30, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 04:42 AM IST
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Washington | ByReuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

US District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Friday ordered the US Postal Service (USPS) to adopt “extraordinary measures” at some processing locations to ensure the timely delivery of millions of ballots before the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Sullivan said he was ordering the measures in places where Election Mail processing scores for completed ballots returned by voters were below 90% for at least two days from October 26-28.

The list includes Alabama, Alaska, Atlanta, Central Pennsylvania, Colorado/Wyoming, Detroit, Ft. Worth, Greater Indiana, Greater Michigan, Greater South Carolina, Louisiana, Mid-Carolinas, Mississippi, Northern New England, Oklahoma, among others.

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