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In 'Tense' Call, DeJoy Tells Election Officials That USPS Can Handle Mail Ballots

The postmaster general spoke to dozens of the nation's top election officials Thursday, ahead of an election season that will see record numbers of mail ballots.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy arrives to testify during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing in August. Source: Tom Williams

In a call that included a number of "tense moments," Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sought to reassure a group of the nation's top election officials Thursday that election mail will be his agency's highest priority this fall, according to one state election official on the call.

Specifically, DeJoy told the officials that his agency was undertaking a campaign to explain to voters that the to handle the expected increase in mail volume that comes during election season, according

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