Setting to Rest Vote-by-Mail Concerns
September 23, 2020
During the second week of September, the United States Postal Service (USPS) mailed out to Postal Customers in Blaine County, a postcard warning: "If you plan to vote by mail, plan ahead." That notice, coupled with news about Governor Steve Bullock's lawsuit filed that same week against the Postmaster General, Louis Dejoy, has served to alarm some local residents.
Bullock's suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Great Falls on September 8 on behalf of Montanans, alleges that the USPS and DeJoy have committed "unlawful actions that have directly harmed Montanans by impeding the flow of mail."...