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Thu Oct 29, 2020, 12:56 PM

Potentially thousands of requested mail ballots lost in Butler County, official says



Link: https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2020/10/29/thousands-requested-mail-ballots-lost-butler-county-pennsylvania-election-2020/stories/202010290124

HARRISBURG — Potentially thousands of mail ballots requested by Butler County voters appear to be lost, a county official said Wednesday, and the U.S. Postal Service has been asked to immediately investigate what happened to them.

A USPS spokesperson, meanwhile, said the agency is “unaware of any significant delays or issues and is in regular contact with the Board of Election as we work to locate and deliver ballots as they are presented to us.”

As of Tuesday, Pennsylvania voters are no longer able to apply for an absentee or mail-in ballot.

Nearly 40,000 registered voters in the county requested mail ballots. So far, only 24% of them have been returned to the county, by far the lowest rate among the state’s 67 counties. The county with the next-lowest return rate, Fayette, has received 50% of requested ballots.


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I live in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, which is adjacent to Butler County. I experienced NO DELAY in receiving or sending my ballot. In both directions my ballot was received the next day after sending via U.S. Mail.

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Reply Potentially thousands of requested mail ballots lost in Butler County, official says (Original post)
FakeNoose Oct 29 OP
getagrip_already Oct 29 #1
FakeNoose Oct 29 #4
dameatball Oct 29 #2
Drunken Irishman Oct 29 #5
dameatball Oct 29 #7
Sherman A1 Oct 29 #6
Bernardo de La Paz Oct 29 #3

Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 12:58 PM

1. what is the demographics of that county?

Red or blue?

Just curious.

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Response to getagrip_already (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:03 PM

4. Mostly red

It doesn't look like the Postal Service messed up this one. But there's no way to know if one of the drivers went rogue and tossed bags of mail just to "lose" them. That has happened in other areas.

Even if the ballots are found, it's too late to use them. Those voters will need to do something else, probably go and vote in person if they can.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 12:58 PM

2. annnnddddd.....here we are.

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Response to dameatball (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:05 PM

5. This is a county Trump won with 65% of the vote lol

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:14 PM

7. Oh. Okay, the sun is a little brighter now.

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Response to dameatball (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:05 PM

6. Yup

The game’s afoot.

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Response to FakeNoose (Original post)

Thu Oct 29, 2020, 01:01 PM

3. Do the election saboteurs in GOP think Pennsylvania is important? Hmm. Need to be charges & jail. nt

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