The U.S. Postal Service is dealing with an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots this year, amidst political turmoil about absentee voting and the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are worried about the USPS's ability to process all of the ballots by Election Day given some staff shortages, and there are also concerns about the health and safety of postal workers. National reporters join us to clarify some of the inaccuracies they've heard about the USPS and discuss what they're covering.
Air date: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.
- Maryam Jameel - Engagement Reporter at ProPublica.
- Jacob Bogage - Business Reporter at The Washington Post.
- Janice Kelble - Legislative Director of the New Hampshire American Postal Workers Union.
- Stephen Doherty - USPS Regional Spokesman.
This show was produced by fellow Jane Vaughan.