Ending Saturday mail delivery could affect vote-by-mail

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Oregon voters wouldn't have as much time with their ballots if the Postal Service eliminates Saturday mail delivery.

Currently, many Oregon voters receive their ballot on Saturday, 17 days before an election. That could be pushed two days later, to Monday, under the Postal Service's plans.

Ending Saturday mail delivery can also affect ballot returns. Elections officials might reconsider their recommendation that voters mail back their ballots no later than the Friday before an election, said Oregon Elections Director Steve Trout.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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