1. It’s Election Day, do you know where your ballot is?

    A mail ballot goes through a lot by the time an election is certified. Many hands touch the ballot, taking it from an election office, through the postal service, to a voter’s home, and then back again. A quick and easy way to keep track of a ballot as it travels and make sure it […]

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  2. Voting Outside the Polling Place

    Most states offer at least one method for any eligible voter to cast a ballot before Election Day. While some states provide early in-person voting, this webpage addresses absentee voting and all-mail voting.

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  3. Sample Vote By Mail Request Envelope

    A sample vote-by-mail ballot request envelope. You can also find a downloadable/editable version here: https://civicdesign.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/VBM_Request_Envelope_templateFolder.zip

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  4. Sample Vote By Mail Request Form

    A sample vote-by-mail ballot request form. You can also find an editable/downloadable form here: https://civicdesign.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/VBMBallotApplicationTemplate_v3.1_fillablefriendly.docx

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  5. Best Practices for Mail Screening and Handling Processes

    The Best Practices for Mail Screening and Handling guide is designed to provide mail center managers, their supervisors, and an organization’s security personnel a framework for understanding and mitigating risks posed to the organization by the mail and packages it receives and delivers on a daily basis. A wide range of potential threats can be […]

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  6. USPS Election Mail Issue Reporting System

    Local and state election officials may use this form to report past or current issues with official Election Mail processed by the United States Postal Service. This form is intended as a supplement to official reporting, and should not replace communication with your local post office.

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