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What The Postal Service Will Need To Manage Record Number Of Mail-In Ballots

A record number of people are expected to use mail-in ballots in the upcoming election, but there are a lot of concerns about how the process will run.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Jessica Huseman, a reporter at ProPublica, about voting by mail as well as funding and overtime pay for the postal service.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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Election workers sort vote-by-mail ballots for the presidential primary at King County Elections in Renton, Washington on March 10, 2020. (Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images)
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Election workers sort vote-by-mail ballots for the presidential primary at King County Elections in Renton, Washington on March 10, 2020. (Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images)